Summer reading challenge for children

This year’s Summer Reading Challenge is Gadgeteers, a science and innovation themed challenge that will spark children's curiosity about the world around them.Summer reading challenge logo 2022. Gadgeteers. Presented by the reading agency. Delivered in partnership with libraries.

We invite children aged 4 to 11 to take up the challenge of reading six books during the summer holidays. Children can register to take part at any of our libraries.

You can include library ebooks and audiobooks from our Library2go service in the challenge. Complete all six books to receive the challenge prizes including a finisher's medal and certificate.

The Summer Reading Challenge launches on Saturday 25 June and will finish on Wednesday 31 August.

Gadgeteers is produced by The Reading Agency and delivered in partnership with Edinburgh Libraries. 

Summer activities

Drop into your local library or keep an eye on their Facebook page for information about activities and events for children throughout the holidays.