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Summer Reading Challenge

The Summer Reading Challenge is an initiative organised by the Reading Agency to encourage children to read for pleasure over the summer holidays.

Children can take part in the Challenge at any Lincs Inspire Library:

Cleethorpes, Grimsby, Immingham or Waltham.

To complete the Challenge children must borrow and read six books or audio books. Each time the child returns a book they receive a sticker or a prize.

To celebrate completing the challenge, every child will receive a medal, certificate and an invitation to the celebration party at the Grimsby Auditorium on Sunday 29th September.

  • Register from Saturday 13th July
  • Start challenge Saturday 20th July
  • Challenge ends Saturday 14th September

During the summer holidays we will host a number of free activities and events to support the Challenge.

Space Chase Book Chat Space Chase Book Chat

Talk about the books you are reading for the challenge and get recommendations from the staff and other fun activities.

  • Monday 29th July, Immingham Library, 10am to 12 noon, 2pm to 4pm
  • Tuesday 30th July, Cleethorpes Library, 10am to 12 noon, 2pm to 4pm
  • Wednesday 31st July, Waltham Library, 10am to 12 noon, 2pm to 4pm
  • Thursday 1st August, Grimsby Library, 10am to 12 noon, 2pm to 4pm
  • Monday 12th August, Immingham Library, 10am to 12 noon
  • Tuesday 13th August, Cleethorpes Library, 10am to 12 noon
  • Wednesday 14th August, Waltham Library, 10am to 12 noon
  • Thursday 15th August, Grimsby Library, 10am to 12 noon
  • Monday 19th August, Immingham Library, 10am to 12 noon, 2pm to 4pm
  • Tuesday 20th August, Cleethorpes Library, 10am to 12 noon, 2pm to 4pm
  • Wednesday 21st August, Waltham Library, 10am to 12 noon, 2pm to 4pm
  • Thursday 22nd  August, Grimsby Library, 10am to 12 noon, 2pm to 4pm
Craft Sessions Craft Sessions

Come along make some funky spinning flying saucers, woolly aliens, UFO’s and much more space themed crafts!

  • Tuesday 27th August, 2pm to 4pm, Cleethorpes Library
  • Wednesday 28th August, 2pm to 4pm, Waltham Library
  • Thursday 29th August, 2pm to 4pm, Immingham Library
  • Friday 30th August, 2pm to 4pm, Grimsby Library
Space Chase Fun Day Space Chase Fun Day

Crafts based around the Space Chase; make model aliens, robots or spaceships. The drop-in sessions have enough to entertain children for about 30-45 minutes

  • Monday 5th August, 10am to 12 noon and 2pm to 4pm, Immingham Library
  • Tuesday 6th August, 10am to 12 noon and 2pm to 4pm, Cleethorpes Library
  • Wednesday 7th August, 10am to 12 noon and 2pm to 4pm, Waltham Library
  • Thursday 8th August, 10am to 12 noon and 2pm to 4pm, Grimsby Library
War of The Worlds War of The Worlds

An abridged performance of War of the Worlds by HG Wells with music and reading by the library band Bookstock

  • Monday 12th August, 2pm to 3pm, Immingham Library
  • Tuesday 13th August, 2pm to 3pm, Cleethorpes Library
  • Wednesday 14th August, 2pm to 3pm, Waltham Library
  • Thursday 15th August, 2pm to 3pm, Grimsby Library