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Support libraries: support the Summer Reading Challenge

13 July 2012

The national Summer Reading Challenge, coordinated by The Reading Agency, is run in 97% of UK public libraries. And it starts tomorrow!

Ella on swingWith 780,000 children aged 4-11 taking part, the Summer Reading Challenge is the biggest national reading initiative. It runs in libraries throughout the summer holidays, with incentives, activities and events designed to create a real buzz around children's reading.

The challenge is simple - to read six or more library books over the summer.

"[The Challenge] has really helped my children turn the corner in their reading - from it being a chore to being a pleasure. It has made a huge difference to all our lives!"

Parent of an 8-year old, Essex.

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