Everything changes when you read.

We’re a UK charity with a mission to empower people of all ages to read.

The Reading Agency

Join us this summer for Marvellous Makers and discover the joy of reading. Free to take part at your local public library or online.

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£81 billion a year in lost earnings and welfare spending due to low levels of literacy.

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1 in 4 children don’t reach the expected level of reading by the age of 11

Promotional toolkit - Reading Well for children

A promotional toolkit for the Reading Well for children booklist. Contains display ideas; online and social media content including template tweets and quote cards from children,…

Reading Sparks Evaluation Pack 2024

Here you'll find evaluation materials for Reading Sparks Phase 2 - please note that these are locked resources and you'll need to be participating in…

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Reading Sparks Ideas Bank

Want some creative inspiration for your Lego Spike Prime sessions? Looking for some quickfire ideas to link coding and storytelling, or builds to make? Try…

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Library Facts

Explore key facts about libraries, including the numbers of libraries, the demographics of library users and the outcomes of using libraries.

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Reading Facts

We want to create a world where everyone is reading their way to a better life. Explore UK-wide reading statistics and facts.

The Reading Agency

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