August - Read, Read, Read

Space Chase

Space Chase, Summer Reading Challenge 2019

This year's Summer Reading Challenge is well under way! Collect stickers, medals and prizes...all just for reading books! If your child's school have lots of pupils signing up and completing the challenge, the school can win a prize too!

Children aged 4 - 11 can take part in the challenge for free at any Barnet library until 14 September 2019.

There are tons of Space Chase events for children 4-11 throughout August and September, visit our Space Chase web page for more information. 

There is also lots going on for under fives! Visit the 'Library Services for Under Fives' webpage


Space Chase summer events programme (PDF, 0.3 MB)

Libraries Early Years Summer Programme 2019 (PDF, 0.3MB) 

Book Bingo

Book Bingo card

To coincide with the Summer Reading Challenge is a new reading challenge for adults, the Book Bingo! Read the books on any line of the card to be entered into a prize draw. Complete the whole card to be in with a chance to win an i-pad! This prize was generously donated by Borrowbox.

You can pick up a Book Bingo card from any Barnet library during staffed hours. 


Big Goldilocks and the Three Bears Plus

Big Goldilocks and the Three Bears Plus

Bringing the story to life, join the Bears as they escape from Goldilocks. This very interactive and comical show gives a little twist to the story you may think you know.

Thursday 15 August, Colindale Library, 10.30-11.30am. £3.50 per person including adults, 3-5 year olds

Thursday 15 August, Colindale Library, 2-3pm. £3.50 per person including adults , 6+

No booking required. Places will be allocated on a first come first served basis. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Funded by Arts Council England.

There are around 40 events for children during August. Download our Space Chase summer events leaflet (PDF, 0.3MB)

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