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Summer Reading Challenge Events

There are lots of free activities taking place in libraries over the summer to celebrate the Summer Reading Challenge.

Activities in Libraries

There are lots of free events taking place over the summer to celebrate the Summer Reading Challenge.

Click on the options below to find out when the events are:

Pledge Events

10 July Ashington Library 9.30am - 4.30pm Rocket Man

Official Guinness World Records title attempt for the most pledges received for a reading campaign. Contact Ashington Library on 01670 813245.

 

10 July Hexham Library 10am - 5pm

Official Guinness World Records title attempt for the most pledges received for a reading campaign. Contact Hexham Library on 01670 624525.

 

11 July Ashington Library 9am - 12pm

My Fantastic Book of Records & Pledge event. Suitable for children 4-12 years. Contact Ashington Library on 01670 813245.

 

11 July Blyth Library 10am - 12pm

Official Guinness World Records title attempt for the most pledges received for a reading campaign. Contact Blyth Library on 01670 620149.

 

11 July Northumberlandia 1pm - 4pm

Join Northumberland Libraries at Northumberlandia Sign up for this year’s Summer Reading Challenge and help us attempt to set an Official Guinness World Records title for the most pledges received for a reading campaign.

Events in the North

Events in: Alnwick, Amble, Berwick, Rothbury, Wooler

 

21 July Rothbury Library 10.30am - 11.30am Man looking up

Record Breaking Crafts & Stories. Suitable for children 4-12 years. Booking is essential. Contact Rothbury Library on 01669 620428.

 

04 August Alnwick Library 10.30am - 11.30am

Record Breaking Crafts & Stories. Suitable for children 4-12 years. Booking is essential. Contact Alnwick Library on 01670 622154.

 

07 August Amble Library 10am - 11am

Record Breaking Crafts & Stories. Suitable for children 4-12 years. Booking is essential. Contact Amble Library on 01665 710 419.

 

11 August Berwick Library 10am - 11.30am

Record Breaking Spellbound Event. Suitable for children 4-12 years. Booking is essential. Contact Berwick Library on 01289 334051.

 

11 August Wooler Library 2pm - 3.30pm ipad

Record Breaking Spellbound Event. Suitable for children 4-12 years. Booking is essential. Contact Wooler Library on 01668 282123.

 

17 August Wooler Library 10.30am - 11.30am

Record Breaking Crafts & Stories. Suitable for children 4-12 years. Booking is essential. Contact Wooler Library on 01668 282123.

 

01 September Berwick Library 10.30am - 11.30am

Record Breaking Crafts & Stories. Suitable for children 4-12 years. Contact Berwick Library on 01289 334051.

Events in the West

Events in: Allendale, Bellingham, Corbridge, Haltwhistle, Haydon Bridge, Hexham, Prudhoe, Ponteland, Wylam

 

10 July Hexham Library 10am - 5pm Lady with a Stop Watch

Official Guinness World Records title attempt for the most pledges received for a reading campaign. Contact Hexham Library on 01670 624525.

 

20 July Prudhoe Library 2.30pm - 3.30pm

Origami. Suitable for children 5-10 years. Booking is essential. Contact Prudhoe Library on 01661 832540.

 

22 July Corbridge Library 10.30am - 11.30am

Record Breaking Crafts & Stories. Suitable for children 4-12 years. Booking is essential. Contact Corbridge Library on 01434 632815.

 

29 July Hexham Library 10.30am – 11.30am

Origami Fun! Suitable for children 8+years.  Booking is essential. Contact Hexham Library on 01670 624525.

 

03 August Haydon Bridge Library 10am - 11am

Record Breaking Crafts & Stories. Suitable for children 4-12 years. Booking is essential. Contact Haydon Bridge Library on 01434 688658.

 

04 August Prudhoe Library 10am - 11.30am Star

Record Breaking Spellbound Event. Suitable for children 4-12 years. Booking is essential. Contact Prudhoe Library on 01661 832540.

 

04 August Ponteland Library 2pm - 3.30pm

Record Breaking Spellbound Event. Suitable for children 4-12 years. Booking is essential. Contact Ponteland Library on 01661 823594.

 

05 August Hexham Library 10am - 11.30am

Record Breaking Spellbound Event. Suitable for children 4-12 years. Contact Hexham Library on 01670 624525.

 

05 August Haltwhistle Library 10am - 11.30am

Record Breaking Spellbound Event. Suitable for children 4-12 years. Contact Haltwhistle Library on 01434 321863.

 

11 August Wylam Library 2.30pm - 3.30pm

Make a Paper Aeroplane. Suitable for children 4-12 years. Contact Wylam Library on 01661 852174.

 

11 August Bellingham Library 10.30am - 11.30am Boy Reading

Record Breaking Crafts & Stories. Suitable for children 4-12 years. Booking is essential. Contact Bellingham Library on 01434 220495.

 

11 August Allendale Library 2.30pm - 3.30pm

Record Breaking Crafts & Stories. Suitable for children 4-12 years. Booking is essential. Contact Allendale Library on 01434 683550.

 

12 August Corbridge Library 10.30am - 11.30am

Record Breaking Crafts & Stories. Suitable for children 4-12 years. Booking is essential. Contact Corbridge Library on 01434 632815.

 

19 August Hexham Library 10.30am - 11.30am

Record Breaking Crafts & Stories. Suitable for children 4-12 years. Booking is essential. Contact Hexham Library on 01670 624525.

 

19 August Haltwhistle Library 2.30pm - 3.30pm ipad

Record Breaking Crafts & Stories. Suitable for children 4-12 years. Booking is essential. Contact Haltwhistle Library on 01434 321863.

 

20 August Prudhoe Library 2pm - 3.30pm

Origami. Suitable for children 5-10 years. Contact Prudhoe Library on 01661 832540.

 

24 August Haydon Bridge Library 10am - 11am

Record Breaking Crafts & Stories. Suitable for children 4-12 years. Contact Haydon Bridge Library on 01434 688658.

South East Events

Events in: Ashington, Bedlington Station, Blyth, Cramlington, Guide Post, Hirst, Lynemouth, Morpeth, Newbiggin, Seaton Sluice, Seaton Valley, South Beach, Widdrington

 

10 July Ashington Library 9.30am - 4.30pmLady with a Ladder

Official Guinness World Records title attempt for the most pledges received for a reading campaign. Contact Ashington Library on 01670 813245.

 

11 July Ashington Library 9am - 12pm

My Fantastic Book of Records & Pledge event. Suitable for children 4-12 years. Contact Ashington Library on 01670 813245.

 

11 July Blyth Library 10am - 12pm

Official Guinness World Records title attempt for the most pledges received for a reading campaign. Contact Blyth Library on 01670 620149.

 

21 July Lynemouth Library 2.30pm - 3.30pm

Record Breaking Crafts & Stories. Suitable for children 4-12 years. Contact Lynemouth Library on 01670 860492.

 

22 July Seaton Sluice Library 2pm - 4pm

Record Breaking Crafts & Stories. Suitable for children 4-12 years. Contact Seaton Sluice Library on 0191 2370210.

 

28 July Blyth Library 10am - 11am Star

Record Breaking Flight Crafts. Suitable for children 4-12 years. Booking is essential. Contact Blyth Library on 01670 620149.

 

29 July Morpeth Library 10.30am - 11.30am

Record Breaking Crafts & Stories. Suitable for children 4-12 years. Contact Morpeth Library on 01670 620390.

 

31 July Keel Row Shopping Centre Blyth 11am - 2pm

Record Breaking Crafts & Stories. Suitable for children 4-12 years. Contact Blyth Library on 01670 620149.

 

01 August Astley Park Seaton Deleval Fair

Record Breaking Crafts & Stories. Suitable for children 4-12 years. Contact Blyth Library on 01670 620149.

 

03 August South Beach Library 2pm - 3pm

Record Breaking Crafts & Stories. Suitable for children 4-12 years. Contact South Beach Library on 01670 363091.

 

03 August Cramlington Library 10am - 11.30am

Record Breaking Spellbound Event. Suitable for children 4-12 years. Booking is essential. Contact Cramlington Library on 01670 620232.

 

03 August Blyth Library 2pm - 3.30pm Boy Reading

Record Breaking Spellbound Event. Suitable for children 4-12 years. Booking is essential. Contact Blyth Library on 01670 620149.

 

04 August Blyth Library 10am - 11am

Record Breaking Crafts & Activities. Suitable for children 4-12 years. Booking is essential. Contact Blyth Library on 01670 620149.

 

05 August Hirst Library 3pm - 4pm

My fantastic Book of Records. Suitable for children 4-12 years. Contact Hirst Library on 01670 855275.

 

05 August Morpeth Library 10.30am - 11.30am

Record Breaking Crafts & Stories. Suitable for children 4-12 years. Booking is essential. Contact Morpeth Library on 01670 620390.

 

05 August Seaton Valley Library 2pm - 3pm

Record Breaking Crafts & Stories. Suitable for children 4-12 years. Booking is essential. Contact Seaton Valley Library on 01670 620215.

 

12 August Cramlington Library 2pm - 3pm

Record Breaking Crafts & Stories. Suitable for children 4-12 years. Booking is essential. Contact Cramlington Library on 01670 620232.

 

14 August Guide Post Library 10am - 12pm Girl on a PC

Make a Paper Aeroplane & Helicopter. Suitable for children 4-12 years. Contact Guide Post Library on 01670 822745.

 

14 August Newbiggin Library 2.30pm - 3.30pm

Make a Paper Aeroplane & Helicopter. Suitable for children 4-12 years. Contact Newbiggin Library on 01670 818277.

 

17 August Widdrington Library 2.30pm - 3.30pm

Record Breaking Crafts & Stories. Suitable for children 4-12 years. Booking is essential. Contact Widdrington Library on 01670 791548.

 

19 August Bedlington Station Library 3.30pm - 4.30pm

Make a Paper Aeroplane & Helicopter. Suitable for children 4-12 years. Contact Bedlington Station Library on 01670 822211.



 


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