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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

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

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

Read The Phoenix!

Read The Phoenix!

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The new issue of The Phoenix comic features your Silly Squad faves!

This week's issue is a Summer Reading Challenge special.

Thanks to our awesome friends at The Phoenix, you can read the whole comic on this website!

Head to the Activiti… read more

14 July 2020

Getting started on your Summer Reading Challenge

Getting started on your Summer Reading Challenge

Welcome to the Summer Reading Challenge 2020!

This summer we're celebrating the joy of reading with the Silly Squad, a fun-loving crew of animal friends who love to laugh!

The Silly Squad will be sharing their fave books to read and plenty… read more

7 July 2020