Annual events in libraries

Children and young people's Summer Reading Challenge

Space Chase Summer Reading Challenge
SRC 2019 celebrating 50 years since the Moon landings

Summer reading challenge

Kingston libraries are calling for children ages four to 11 to sign up to borrow and read six books this summer as part of the Summer Reading Challenge 2019.
The theme for this year is Space Chase, inspired by the 50th anniversary of the Moon landings. 

To take part, all children need to do is sign up at their nearest library. There is lots of fun to be had, with special themed events for all to enjoy!
Start s Saturday 13 July!

  • borrow six books to read over the summer holidays
  • receive a small prize for every book you read
  • the summer reading challenge runs from 13 July to early September
  • summer reading challenge events will be held in all branch libraries, so ask in your local branch or look up our events online

Find out more from the Summer Reading Challenge website.



Young adults can also volunteer to help out with the Summer Reading Challenge.