Ealing libraries are calling for children to sign up to read six books this summer as part of Space Chase, Summer Reading Challenge 2019.
The Summer Reading Challenge asks 4-11 year olds to borrow and read any six library books over the summer. The theme for the 2019 Summer Reading Challenge is Space Chase, inspired by the 50th anniversary of the first moon landing.
Children will team up with futuristic family The Rockets for an exciting space mission as they track down books nabbed by a mischievous band of aliens. As children read library books for the Summer Reading Challenge, they will receive special stickers, some with mysterious smells. By adding these stickers to their collectable mission folders, young readers will help the Rockets solve clues, dodge asteroids and discover the missing books, having lots of fun and adventures along the way.
Space Chase launches in libraries across Ealing Libraries on Saturday 20 July with special events at Ealing Central Library and runs until Saturday 7 September.
There’s a whole programme of events and activities planned at Ealing libraries for families over the summer to celebrate the Summer Reading Challenge, including Zoolab animal handling experiences, out of this world storytelling by Richard Neville and much more.
How to take part?
To take part in Space Chase, all children need to do is sign up at their nearest library, where they will be given a collector folder to keep a record of their Summer Reading Challenge journey.