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Summer Reading Challenge volunteering application update

Group of happy young people with their thumbs up, linking to the volunteering page on library website
28 February 2020

Due to the Coronavirus (COVID19) situation The Reading Agency have decided that this year’s Summer Reading Challenge cannot be delivered in its’ usual format in libraries. They are working to adapt this activity to be delivered very differently, in a digital format, the details of which are still being organised.

Until it is known when libraries will re-open and how we will run this new look Summer Reading Challenge, we have suspended the Summer Reading Challenge volunteer application process. If you have already applied we will be in touch with you as soon as possible.

When we have more information we will decide if we need volunteers to help us, so the application process may re-open at a later date. Please keep viewing this page for any updates.