Summer reading challenge

We are thrilled to announce our summer reading challenge theme this year is Mischief Makers.

Further information

Children can borrow and read six books this summer to complete The Reading Agency Mischief Makers Summer Reading Challenge and win rewards along the way.

The summer reading challenge is an annual scheme designed and supported by The Reading Agency and delivered by local libraries all over the country. The aim of the challenge is to encourage and support children to read during those long summer holidays, and we have loads of fun family events and activities in all of our 16 libraries throughout July and August to make that happen. For full details download our Summer Reading Challenge brochure below.


Join our Summer Reading Challenge

Join our Summer Reading Challenge

Have a ton of fun with the Mischief Makers this summer. Get your Mischief Makers map and hunt for Beanotown’s famous buried treasure. Let your imagination loose by reading six amazing books with our summer reading challenge and win collectables along the way!
Find out how to get involved

We need you

We need volunteers to support the summer reading challenge in our libraries. Every year we are lucky enough to recruit a fantastic team of volunteers and we couldn't do what we do without them. We are pretty sure they also have a lot of fun along the way. So, if you can spare a few hours this summer and want to know more, please see the PDF link at the bottom of this page for a full role description and information on how to apply.

Be a winner for your school

Be an amazing summer reader and complete the Mischief Makers six book reading challenge to win a special day of imaginative story and drama based activities for your school from Spark Arts for Children. The city school with the highest percentage of children completing the challenge will win.

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