Summer Reading Challenge: Mischief Makers

Saturday 7th July - Saturday 8th September, 10:30 am - 3:30 pm.

Summer Reading Challenge: Mischief Makers

The Summer Reading Challenge takes place every year during the summer holidays. You can sign up at your local library, then read six library books of your choice to complete the Challenge.

There are exclusive rewards to collect along the way, and it’s FREE to take part!

To find your nearest Library click here.

Bosworth Battlefield Heritage Centre and The 1620s House & Garden will once again be part of the Summer Reading Challenge, offering a child (taking part) FREE entry if accompanied by a full paying adult.

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