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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 Woodhall Spa 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, wildworldheroes.org.uk, hosts digital rewards, author videos, games and more for you to enjoy all summer


(Please note places are limited to 6 children at each session and need to be booked in advance with library staff):

Saturday 31st July, 10.30am  - 11.30am  and 11.30am 12.30pm – Launch Day

Make your own little bit of nature in a jar!

Thursday 5th August, 1.30pm – 2.30pm and 2.30pm – 3.30pm – Bees!

Meet real live honey bees in their observation hive curtesy of Lincolnshire Bee Keepers Association as well as making  a candle and ‘grass bee’!

Saturday 7th August, 10.30am - 11.30am  and 11.30am 12.30pm – – Seed Bombs

Make your own seed bomb that you can use to create your own wildflower patch!

Thursday 12th August, 1.30pm – 2.30pm and 2.30pm – 3.30pm – Butterflies

Join us for flying butterflies and origami butterfly bookmark crafts! Will our caterpillars have become butterflies yet?!

Thursday 19th August,  1.30pm – 2.30pm and 2.30pm – 3.30pm – Masks

Design animal masks and have fun with other animal themed crafts!

Thursday 26th  August , 1.30pm – 2.30pm and 2.30pm – 3.30pm – Bats

Make the rare pipistrelle pom-pom bat!

Thursday  2nd September , 1.30pm – 2.30pm and 2.30pm – 3.30pm - Owls

We will be joined by Lincolnshire Owl Rescue and a real owl as well as doing a fun owl themed craft.


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