MORE than 900 kids took a stroll on the wild facet this summer season within the annual Summer time Studying Problem at LiveWire libraries – which this 12 months had a wildlife theme.
Following final 12 months’s digital occasion, this 12 months LiveWire employees had been delighted to have the ability to convey again the occasion to libraries, with kids with the ability to entry collectors packs, stickers and different incentives.
And regardless of all of the challenges which libraries and library customers have needed to face because of the ongoing pandemic, this 12 months 934 kids too half within the problem – which goals to encourage children to maintain studying over the summer season holidays.
This 12 months’s problem had the theme ‘Wild World Heroes’ and teamed up with the World Wildlife Fund to encourage kids to consider the pure world round them, together with environmental points.
Libraries held ‘Wild World Heroes’ themed occasions and actions delivered by LiveWire employees and younger Summer time Studying Problem volunteers.
Summer time Studying Problem Statistics
· 934 kids took half
· 102 kids participated within the Beneath 5’s problem
· 97 kids from Warrington joined within the problem on-line.
· Nearly half (436) accomplished the problem by studying no less than 6 books over the summer season holidays
· 55 kids joined Livewire libraries to participate.
· 7 younger volunteers participated who accomplished 70 hours of volunteering.
· 23,330 kids’s bodily gadgets had been issued over the summer season
· 290 kids’s book and audiobooks had been issued
Warrington Borough Council’s Cupboard Member for leisure and neighborhood, Cllr Tony Higgins, mentioned: “Our Summer time Studying Problem is an effective way to get younger folks hooked on books and have interaction them in actions which educate, entertain and fireplace their imaginations. I’m delighted that this 12 months’s occasion has, as soon as once more, proved to be so well-liked.
“It’s unbelievable information that, regardless of the present challenges, our libraries had been in a position to safely welcome tons of of youngsters from throughout the borough all through the summer season holidays, with a variety of occasions giving them the chance to be taught in regards to the atmosphere, have enjoyable and uncover the thrill of studying.”
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