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Summer Reading Challenge

We are thrilled to announce our Summer Reading Challenge theme this year is Space Chase.

Further information

Children can borrow and read six books this summer to complete The Reading Agency Space Chase 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. 

Make space to read this summer with your library. Track down six amazing books with our super space family the Rockets in the Summer Reading Challenge and win collectables for your mission folder along the way! 


Space Chase Summer Reading Challenge 2019

Space Chase Summer Reading Challenge 2019

Join in Leicester libraries reading challenge for children age 0-15 year from Saturday 29 June to Saturday 31 August. Visit your local library and read six books to win your rewards!
View Space Chase leaflet (PDF)

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 Space Chase six book reading challenge to win a special space activity session for your school from the National Space Centre. The city school with the highest percentage of children completing the challenge will win.

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