Tag Archives: reading

Summer Reading Challenge at the Library

Kids – what a great way to enjoy the free time of school holidays than to lose yourself in a book – whether you like great stories or facts and figures, the choice is yours – the Challenge – to … Continue reading

Posted in Acocks Green, Events, holiday activities, new skills, News, things to do, youth activities | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Help Local Children with their Reading

Everyone knows how important reading and writing is, if children have difficulties with these basic skills, without extra support their futures can look bleak.  But all around the country volunteers are helping children overcome their struggles and setting them on … Continue reading

Posted in Events, new skills, things to do | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

Books and Benches

Every library in Birmingham runs the Summer Reading Challenge each summer holidays. The challenge to children is to read 6 books during the school holidays and write reviews of the books. There are incentive rewards along the way and a … Continue reading

Posted in Acocks Green, Events | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Do You Want to Share Your Love of Reading?

Do you have a passion for reading? Are you looking for a really rewarding volunteering experience that will change a child’s life? Life is better when everyone can read well and express themselves confidently. Sadly, that isn’t always the case. … Continue reading

Posted in Acocks Green, new skills, things to do, volunteering | Tagged , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Acocks Green Library – The Latest ***Updated ****REOPENS Tues 4th March

**********************************Update 17th Feb – reopens Tuesday 4th March********************* Our councillor John O’Shea told us at the Public Meeting last night that they hoped the building would be back in council control on 19th February and then it would take about 10 days to … Continue reading

Posted in Events | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment