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  • Children invited to ‘Share a Story’ for World Book Day
    26 February 2021

    With only a few days to go before World Book Day on 4 March 2021, Reading Libraries want to encourage children of all ages to come together to share the joy of reading for pleasure. This year’s theme is ‘Share a Story.’ A specially commissioned ‘story hunt’ from local storyteller, John Kirk, will be available online, ...

  • Berkshire Youth are asking young people to take part in a short survey
    26 February 2021

    Chloe and the Berkshire Youth team are asking young people to complete a short survey Berkshire Youth has been working to improve the lives and experiences of young people for the last 80 years and are committed now as they have always been! Personally, I have done a lot of personal development courses with Berkshire Youth ...

  • Employability support for care leavers in Reading
    26 February 2021

    Adviza and Thames Water have a great opportunity for young people to build their confidence and get into a career Are you a care leaver looking to get started in your career? Want to find a job or apprenticeship that you can thrive in? If you would like to know more or register for your place, please ...

  • Census education resources
    26 February 2021

    Inspiring the next generation to take part in the census The census is unique and only happens once every 10 years. So the Office for National Statistics (ONS) wants to inspire the next generation to take part. To support this important event, they are running free primary and secondary education programmes. These programmes help educate children ...

  • Meet Ruth Ng from Reading Libraries
    26 February 2021

    Ruth Ng has been helping children all over Reading with lockdown literacy by recording stories which you can watch on the council’s You Tube channel. Here Ruth talks about her varied role with Reading Libraries and beyond, her passion for sharing children’s picture books, and the pleasures of reading aloud. Tell us about your role I work ...

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