Children’s Summer Reading Challenge

The Oldham Rugby League Heritage Trust is pleased to be associated with a children’s literacy initiative from Oldham Council entitled the “Summer Reading Challenge”.

The launch of the event and ‘sign up’ for 4 to 11 year olds takes place at Gallery Oldham on Saturday between 11am and 3pm where club mascot, Roary the Roughyed, will be in attendance along with other Oldham RLFC staff, encouraging the children to become involved. Please see the details provided by Oldham Council below:

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“Come along and sign up for this year’s Summer Reading Challenge for free, to receive your Ready, Set, Read! pack and enjoy themed activities including smoothie bikes, crazy golf, circus performers,

Roary the Roughyed, Chaddy the Owl, family crafts and more!

Ready, Set, Read! Summer Reading Challenge 2023

Arriving in your local library and online this summer…

The Summer Reading Challenge is taking place at all libraries in Oldham and Gallery Oldham from Saturday 15 July until Saturday 16 September.

The challenge, aimed at children aged 4 to 11 years, is to read six or more library books over the summer or to challenge your own personal reading goal. There are stickers and rewards to collect and children who complete the challenge receive a medal and a certificate. Children taking part online earn digital badges and other online rewards with a certificate to download at the end of the challenge.”