Tag Archives: Summer reading challenge

Big friendly start to the Big Friendly Read!

“The event was a chance to show what libraries do so well, everyday – a place full of people having a great time, celebrating reading.” (Jemma Francis, my colleague) Public libraries across Wales, along with their counterparts in the rest … Continue reading

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Record breaking this summer in libraries

It may not be a record-breaking summer for weather here in Wales, but the public libraries are seeking to break some records around reading during the Summer Reading Challenge (SRC), whose theme is year is… record breakers! The launch of … Continue reading

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It’s not a myth! The summer reading challenge in Wales

Hooray – it’s back! Last week John Griffiths AM, Minister for Natural Resources, Culture and Sport in Wales officially launched the Summer Reading Challenge 2014 at Canton Library in Cardiff.     Around 60 excited school children joined the Minister to … Continue reading

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A library full of kids!

Today* (Mon 22nd July, 2013), almost all local authorities in Wales are hosting ‘A library full of kids‘ day (‘Llond llyfrgell o blant’ in Welsh) at at least one of their branch libraries. This is partly linked to the Summer Reading … Continue reading

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Eeek! Creepy stories!

The Reading Agency has announced the theme for this year’s Summer Reading Challenge: Creepy House. You can read about the impact of the 2012 challenge (Story Lab) on their website, or more about the Creepy House on here. In Wales, all … Continue reading

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