The Summer Reading Challenge is a nationwide reading scheme for children aged 4 - 11 to take part in throughout the summer holidays. The children are challenged to read 6 books within 8 weeks from July 15th to September 10th and in return receive free rewards to celebrate their achievement. At the end of the programme they receive a medal and a certificate. The Summer Reading Challenge is supported by national charity The Reading Agency.


-Go to your local Wandsworth library and register for free on or after Saturday 15th July.
-Borrow a book! Anything you like.
-Follow the challenge to read six books in six weeks.
-Receive prizes for the books you read.
-All events/activities are fun and free!.
-Children under the age of 8 must be accompanied by an adult at all times.
-Complete the challenge to be in with a chance to win fabulous prizes

This summer something strange is happening at the library and the Animal Agents are on the case. The Animal Agents love solving mysteries and they need YOU to help them crack their biggest case yet. Who has painted graffiti on the library wall?
Why are things suddenly going missing? Collect evidence; discover clues; and crack the case.

Events and activities may be subject to last minute change. 




Friday 1 September, 10-11:30am Tooting Library
Starting School
Half an hour of stories and songs all about starting school or Nursery, stay afterwards to help Make Topsy and Tim their new school uniform
Contact: Tooting Library, 0208 767 0543

Saturday 2, 11.30am-12.30pm Earlsfield Library
Animal Crafts Make an animal bookmark, for children aged 3+
Contact: Earlsfield Library, 0208 946 2088

Saturday 9, All Day Wandsworth Town Library
Summer Reading Challenge
It’s your last change to earn your medal for the 2017 Summer Reading Challenge! Come and let us know if you have read all your six books. Also, submit your Wanted poster and Special Agent’s colouring sheets to stand a chance of winning a prize.
Contact: Wandsworth Town Library, 020 8877 1742

Saturday 9, 11am-12pm Southfields Library
Summer Reading Challenge
Animal Agents Crafts Celebration
Design a new animal agent. An arts and crafts session in the children’s library to mark the end of the Summer Reading Challenge.
Contact: Southfields Library, 020 8780 1945

Saturday 9, 2-4:30pm, Battersea Library
Summer Reading Challenge Closing Ceremonies
It’s your last change to earn your medal for the 2017 Summer Reading Challenge! Submit your best guesses to solve the mystery and claim a lucky dip prize. Plus, GIANT colouring all day long. Contact: Battersea Library, 0207 223 2334