Date posted 30 Jul 2021

The Summer Reading Challenge combines FREE access to books with fun, creative activities during the summer holidays. Throughout the Challenge, library staff will help you discover new authors and illustrators and explore a wide range of different types of books and ways of reading.

How the Challenge works

  • Sign up at Horncastle Library and receive a Wild World Heroes collector poster
  • Borrow and read library books of your own choice during the summer, collecting special stickers to complete your poster and prizes for every two book read.
  • Complete  the Summer Reading Challenge and you’ll get  certificate and  a medal
  • The official Challenge website,, hosts digital rewards, author videos, games and more for you to enjoy all summer



(Please note each session is limited to 10 children so advance booking with library staff  is essential)

Thursday 5th August 2.30pm – 3.30 pm

Making Stick Insects

Thursday 12th August 2.30pm – 3.30 pm

Make a hedgehogs out of old library books and complete a five senses nature scavenger hunt.

Thursday 19th August 2.30pm – 3.30 pm

Making Hermit Crabs

Thursday 26th August 2.30pm – 3.30 pm

Weaving with Nature

Thursday 2nd September  2.30pm – 3.30 pm

Fish Race!

Friday 3rd September  2.30pm – 3.30 pm

Grow your own beanstalk and complete a colours of nature scavenger hunt.


It's FUN!    It's FREE!    It's LOCAL!