Summer Reading Challenge & Summer Activities 2014

Summer Reading Challenge 2014

The Summer Reading Challenge is back and this year it’s Mythical Maze themed! Do you think you have what it takes to make it through this enchanting Maze?

Join the other three quarters of a million young readers and the characters of the Mythical Maze as they set out to read six books over the summer holidays. Children can collect stickers, activity sheets, bookmarks, miniture pinball game and more. Only the bravest readers make it through the Mythical Maze, that’s why at the end of this challenge, your children will be presented with their own medal!

Join us for the Summer Reading Challenge Launch at Blackpool Central Library.  A performance of Giant Chinese Mythical Beasts and a Fun Craft Workshop where you can create your own mythical creature.
Saturday 12 July – 11-1pm

Prepare the be a-MAZE-d at all exciting activities we’ve got taking place across Blackpool Libraries…


Mythical Rhythm & Rhyme
Wednesday 16 July – 10.15 – 10.45 am
Central Library

Mythical Shake, Rattle & Read
with special guest storyteller, Dan Worsley
Wednesday 16 July – 10-11am
Moor Park Library



Tales of Anansi the Spider

Join professional storyteller, Dan Worsley, as he chronicles the life of Mythical Maze character, Anansi

Saturday 26 July – 2.30pm – Palatine Library
Saturday 9 August – 11am – Layton Library
Saturday 9 August – 2pm – Boundary Library
Tuesday 12 August – 11am – Revoe Library

SRC Character 2

Family Learning Craft Session

Our Family Learning Craft Sessions take on a Mythical twist this year. Be sure to book in as these sessions always fill up fast.

Thursday 14 August – 10.30-12.30pm – Layton Library

Thursday 14 August – 1.30-3pm – Revoe Library

Friday 15 August – 10.30-12pm – Palatine Library

Thursday 21 August – 10.30-12pm – Moor Park Library

Thursday 21 August – 1.30-3pm – Boundary Library  CANCELLED

Please call appropriate library to book your place(s)



Think you can handle creepy crawlies, come to our ZOOLAB sessions and find out..

Saturday 26 July – 1.30pm –
Moor Park Library

Wednesday 30 July – 11am –
Layton Library

Reading Challenge 2014 main

See & Do Workshops
Exciting new workshops for this Summer with the Grundy Art Gallery.

Live animal drawing with Garth Gratrix
Saturday 26 July – 10.30-12pm
Central Library

Mythical Word of Mouth with Wooden Spoons Theatre
Saturday 30 August – 10.30-12pm
Central Library

Booking essential for See & Do events through the Grundy Art Gallery

For further information on any of these events please contact Clancy on 01253 478190


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