Young Volunteers Sought for MK Library

Young people who are keen readers, confident talking about the books they like and enjoy meeting new people are encouraged to sign up for ‘The Big Friendly Read’ Summer Reading Challenge 2016.

Milton Keynes Libraries are looking for volunteers who enjoy working with children and want to make a difference in their community. Days, times and locations are flexible but volunteers are needed in all of the nine libraries across Milton Keynes – Central Milton Keynes, Bletchley, Newport Pagnell, Stony Stratford, Wolverton, Westcroft, Kingston, Woburn Sands and Olney.

The Reading Agency charity set up the annual Summer Reading Challenge to encourage reading in the long summer break from school and it helps can you buy celebrex in canada over three quarters of a million children into libraries nationally to maintain their reading skills and confidence. Every year the theme is different – this year it marks the centenary of the birth of Roald Dahl. It is targeted at participation with pupils from preschool to the end of their time in primary school and into Year 8 in secondary schools. The Summer Reading Challenge is always very popular amongst children in Milton Keynes and we hope that this year will be the most successful yet.

Young people who are interested in this opportunity should sign up by Monday 27 June 2016 online at, or in any library.