Summer Reading Challenge 2017


Every year Cumbria Libraries run the Summer Reading Challenge.  This is a national scheme to encourage young people (usually 4 to 12 year olds) to read during the summer holidays.  The challenge is to read 6 books. There is a different theme each year and for 2017 it is Animal Agents

We launch the challenge in July and it ends in September so we would want you to volunteer over the summer school holidays. Children visit the library to tell us about what they have read collecting free stickers and rewards along the way. When they have read their 6 books we give them a certificate for completing the challenge.

The challenge is always very popular in Cumbria and we would like to give you the chance to share in this great scheme.  It is fun and rewarding; listening to young children and experiencing their joy of reading.

We are now recruiting volunteers (aged 14 to 24) too help with the Summer Reading Challenge.

Click on the links below for more information and to download an application form.

Summer Reading Challenge 2017 Information (RTF 4MB)

Summer Reading Challenge Role Description (RTF 447KB)

Summer Reading Challenge Application Form (1MB)

Summer Reading Challenge Poster (PDF 732KB)