Summer Reading Challenge
The Summer Reading Challenge takes place in libraries every year during the summer holidays. It’s great fun and is a highlight of the holiday for thousands of children, but it also helps ensure reading skills don’t dip over the long summer break. Children who take part in the Challenge return to school in September as more fluent, confident and happy readers.
Taking part is easy and it’s totally FREE. The aim of the Challenge is for children to read six or more library books of their choice over the course of the summer and into September. They can read any books they like: fact books, stories, joke books, picture books – audio books and e-books too! As long as they are borrowed from the library, they all count.
There are stickers and other rewards to collect along the way – all FREE.
And now, all year round, the Summer Reading Challenge website helps you keep track of your reading, find new books to read, take part in competitions and play games.
Last Modified: 28/01/2022
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