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Join the Winter Mini Challenge and become a reading hero!

Join the Winter Mini Challenge and become a reading hero!

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Our Winter Mini Challenge is starting soon and we want you to get involved!

We’re teaming up with awesome children’s publisher Knights Of to bring you the Everyone Is A Hero reading challenge, where you’ll meet characters from Knights and Bike… read more

4 November 2020

Winter Mini Challenge 2020 Official Booklist

Winter Mini Challenge 2020 Official Booklist

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From friendship, to inventing to fun! This reading list is full of heroes that inspire, challenge and push the definition of what it means to be a hero.

These books have been chosen by publisher Knights Of as recommended reads for the Everyon… read more

4 November 2020

Celebrate National Poetry Day 2020!

Celebrate National Poetry Day 2020!

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Thursday 1 October is National Poetry Day!

It's one of our favourite days of the year. Everyone can discover, enjoy and share poetry together #ShareAPoem

This year, the theme is Vision – it's all about seeing the world like a poet!

Yo… read more

30 September 2020

WIN Awesome Book Prizes!

WIN Awesome Book Prizes!

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Enter our competitions to win amazing prizes!

I Stole My Genius Sister’s Brain

Keith Keithstofferson loves to invent things and create crazy experiments!

Come up with your own invention for your chance to win a set of hilarious books by J… read more

11 September 2020

Reading books online

Reading books online

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Did you know that you can find books to read online through your library?

Even if you're at home, you can still join your local library and borrow free eBooks, audio books, online comics and magazines that you can use to complete your Summer Re… read more

3 August 2020

Tune in to a Silly Squad event

Tune in to a Silly Squad event

Scottish Library Services have been working together to create extra special Summer Reading Challenge events for children taking part in Silly Squad – that includes YOU!

If you're in Scotland, check your local library service website to find o… read more

30 July 2020