British Council partners with Young Readers Library to launch 30 Books Challenge 2019

Student reading books in a Library (academix)
  • The British Council and Young Readers Library to host the 2019 edition of the 30 Books Challenge.
  • The theme for this year’s reading challenge is Space Chase.
  • The aim of the Challenge is to instill a culture of reading in children and stimulate their minds.

The British Council has partnered with the Young Readers Library to launch the 2019 edition of the 30 Books Challenge, which will build on the success of the previous year.

In a statement made available to Business Insider SSA by Pulse, the Council said the 30 Books Challenge scheduled will hold between July 22nd to August 20th, 2019. 

“The aim is to instill a culture of reading in children and stimulate their minds while engaging them in a fun and productive way during the forthcoming summer holidays. 

“Adults/parents are encouraged to read along to bond with their children/wards and model the reading culture to them,” the statement added.

The theme for this year’s reading challenge is Space Chase.

To register for the 30 Books challenge, visit http://bit.ly/30BooksChallenge 

For adults/parents read along, visit http://bit.ly/readalong-forparents

The event is scheduled as follows:

PORT HARCOURT

  • SATURDAY, 15TH JUNE, 2019
  • Excellent Pearls School 14 Okoh Close Eliada Layout Rumuogba.

KANO

  • SATURDAY, 22ND JUNE, 2019
  • Asha Int’l model school 53/54 Ummaru Isyaku Kiru line,Farm Centre, Tarauni LGA, Kano

LAGOS

  • SATURDAY, 29TH JUNE, 2019
  • BRITISH COUNCIL OFFICE, 20 Thompson Avenue Ikoyi Lagos

ABUJA

  • SATURDAY, 6TH JULY, 2019
  • The Centagon International School 29/31 Mississippi Street, Maitama, Abuja.

British Council said the challenge will culminate with an award ceremony in September to recognise outstanding participants and children authors.

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