This years summer reading challenge for children is called The Big Friendly Read and marks the late Roald Dahl's 100th birthday.
It kicks off in South Gloucestershire this Saturday, 16th July, with activities in our local libraries, including:
Launch activities, puzzles & quizzes
Downend 10am – 2pmEmersons Green 10am – 2pm
Thornbury 10am – 1pmWinterbourne 10am – 2pmThe Big Birthday Bash
Thornbury 2 – 3:30pm
The challenge itself is free to take part in and children can sign up at any South Gloucestershire library. They get special Roald Dahl collector cards and incentives as they read six library books of their choice. There will be more activities throughout the holidays and children who complete the challenge get a medal and certificate.