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The Summer Reading Challenge has arrived in Scotland!

The Summer Reading Challenge has arrived in Scotland!

The Big Friendly Read, Tesco Bank Summer Reading Challenge Scotland officially launched in Scottish libraries on Saturday 25 June!

If you’re in Scotland you can now sign up to take part in the Challenge – just visit your local library to get started! Borrow and read any six books from the library over the summer to collect limited edition rewards and a very special prize for completing the Challenge.

Create a profile on this website to keep track of the books you’re reading, write reviews, share what you’ve been up to at the library and chat to other book fans

We’ll be announcing some Dahl-ightful news, competitions and phizz-whizzing fun all summer, so stay tuned!

Human Beans in England and Wales get ready – The Big Friendly Read is coming your way very soon!

Information for adults


Visit our School Zone to access free resources and Challenge ideas for your class.


Visit our Home Zone, full of useful Challenge information for parents, grandparents and carers. For information about supporting reading in the early years visit our Pre-School Zone.


Visit our Library Zone to find libraries near you running the challenge, and how to take part.