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Summer Reading Challenge 2022 - join the Gadgeteers!

Six children under a banner reading,
16 July 2022

Saturday 16 July – Saturday 3 September 2022

The Gadgeteers are coming to a library near you this summer. A fun time is guaranteed for Essex children, as the Summer Reading Challenge is running at all Essex libraries and mobile libraries.

This year we're teaming up with the Science Museum Group for a gadget-themed challenge that will stimulate children's inventiveness and creativity.

Children are being asked to read six books to help the Gadgeteers plan an epic community party - and at the same time, they can discover the amazing science and innovation that lies behind the world around them. After reading their books they earn their Gadgeteers certificate and medal.

Find out more about the Gadgeteers.

Children can read any library book of their choice - fiction, non-fiction or picture books, e-books or e-audio - which they can share with parents and carers – they all count. There's a special version of Gadgeteers for children under three.

The Summer Reading Challenge runs from Saturday 16 July to Saturday 3 September in all Essex libraries and mobile libraries. It's delivered by libraries and produced by The Reading Agency. It's open to all children, free of charge.

When your child has completed the Summer Reading Challenge please complete this short online evaluation.