Summer Reading Challenge – 2016

Saturday 9th July - Saturday 3rd September, .

Summer Reading Challenge - 2016

Summer Reading Challenge 2016

The Big Friendly Read – how it works

 The Big Friendly Read will run from Saturday 9th July to Saturday 3rd September for children aged 3-12 years. Visit the library 3 times during the summer and read or listen to 6 library books, ebooks or eaudio to complete The Big Friendly Read Reading Challenge.

First visit

  • Ask a member of staff or volunteer for a registration card to fill in.
  • You will receive your Big Friendly Read fold-up wallet to bring to the library on each visit and two limited edition Quentin Blake collector cards for joining the challenge.
  • Find 10 Big Friendly Read characters around the library.
  • Borrow at least 3 books.
  • When you have read 3 books write the details on your wallet.

 Second visit

  • Remember to bring your wallet with you.
  • Return your books to receive two more collector cards to add to your

 Big Friendly Read wallet.

  • You will also be rewarded with a pair of Big Friendly Read rainbow glasses.
  • Borrow at least 3 books.
  • When you have read 3 books write the details on your wallet.

Third visit

  • Remember to bring your wallet with you.
  • Return your books to receive two more collector cards and your very own

 Big Friendly Read medal and certificate!

  • Tell all your friends about The Big Friendly Read reading challenge and don’t forget to keep reading over the summer!

Keep your Big Friendly Read wallet safe as you can also use it for free entry to Bosworth Battlefield, the 1620s House & Garden at Donington-le-Heath Manor House and The Roald Dahl Museum in Aylesbury for children taking part (one free child per one paying adult). See website for details.

Go to www.leicestershire.gov.uk/libraries for activities, reading ideas and information about The Big Friendly Read.

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