Resources

27 June 2017

Summer Volunteering Certificate

A branded Animal Agents certificate for summer volunteers

23 June 2017

Adult mental health book jacket composite

A shareable composite image of the covers of the adult mental health booklist

23 June 2017

Royal Society Young People's Book Prize bookmark

The Royal Society Young People’s Book Prize celebrates the best books that communicate science to young people. We have a downloadable bookmark available for you to use to promote the Prize in your library or venue. Just click below to download.

23 June 2017

Royal Society Young People's Book Prize poster

The Royal Society Young People’s Book Prize celebrates the best books that communicate science to young people. We have a downloadable poster available for you to use to promote the Prize in your library or venue. Just click below to...

23 June 2017

Marmite Reads

To celebrate National Reading Group Day on 24 June reading groups nationwide have been sharing the books that have inspired the most discussion and debate in their meetings. We call these ‘Marmite Reads’. Download the full list below to find...

21 June 2017

Animal Agents colouring sheets

These activity sheets feature Animal Agents characters to colour in. Follow the links below for more library activities Please note: this is a locked resource for library authorities participating in the 2017 Summer Reading Challenge

20 June 2017

Summer Reading Challenge 2017: Newsletter Archive

Think you’ve missed an update from the Summer Reading Challenge team? Follow the links in this useful resource to catch up on our latest mailings. Please note: this is a locked resource for library authorities participating in the 2017 Summer Reading...

19 June 2017

Book Sorter posters

Download this A4 poster to promote the Summer Reading Challenge Book Sorter in your library, classroom or community centre! All the books in the Book Sorter have been recommended by children.

17 June 2017

Animal Agents library activity sheets

This download includes wordsearches and puzzles for the Summer Reading Challenge 2017. Follow the links below for more Animal Agents activities. Please note: this is a locked resource for library authorities participating in the 2017 Summer Reading Challenge

16 June 2017

Literature Review: The impact of reading for pleasure and empowerment

Literature Review: The impact of reading for pleasure and empowerment June 2015

15 June 2017

The Summer Reading Challenge and Arts Award

In this download you will find: Animal Agents Arts Award activity booklet (for training) Arts Award Discover activity sheets A document showing how the activities in the Arts Award activity booklets and PDF sheets map to each part of Discover Information for parents &...

15 June 2017

Summer Reading Challenge library evaluation form guidance notes

Please read these guidance notes before completing the Summer Reading Challenge evaluation form. This resource contains information on: 2017 Library Evaluation form 2017 Family Survey, including suggestions for promoting the survey Instructions for adding the Family Survey on your website Please note: this is a...

15 June 2017

Animal Agents branding and communications toolkit: Scotland

This download includes: Branding Guidelines – please read these guidelines before using the online resources Animal Agents logos (stacked and landscape) Animal Agents clip art now with additional borders Tesco Bank Summer Reading Challenge Scotland logos Social cards Please note: this is...

15 June 2017

Animal Agents Video trailer - Scotland

Watch the trailer for Animal Agents, the Tesco Bank Summer Reading Challenge Scotland 2017! If you do not have access to YouTube, you can email summerreadingchallenge@readingagency.org.uk to request a copy of the trailer.

15 June 2017

Animal Agents A4 poster: Scotland

Download this A4 poster to promote Animal Agents, the Tesco Bank Summer Reading Challenge Scotland 2017, in your classroom, library or community centre! The poster includes a blank space to add your own information.

15 June 2017

Animal Agents family leaflet: Scotland

This leaflet is aimed at parents and carers of children visiting the library to encourage take-up of the Summer Reading Challenge. Come back soon for details of how to access other language options.

15 June 2017

Animal Agents Schools Pack - Scotland

This pack contains fun, creative ideas and activities to inspire schools, children and families to take part in Animal Agents, the Summer Reading Challenge 2017. Illustrations in this resource are copyright of Tony Ross for the Summer Reading Challenge 2017, so...

15 June 2017

Animal Agents photos: Scotland

Use these photos of children enjoying Animal Agents to help publicise the Tesco Bank Summer Reading Challenge Scotland 2017 Please credit photographs: Photos © Dale Cherry 2017 for The Reading Agency, with thanks to Newham Council and Calverton Primary School Please note: this...

15 June 2017

Animal Agents events poster: Scotland

This A3 events poster has an empty middle and is perfect for announcing your Animal Agents news and activities Please note: this is a locked resource for library authorities participating in the 2017 Summer Reading Challenge

15 June 2017

Animal Agents A3 poster: Scotland

Promote Animal Agents with this colourful A3 poster. Please note: this is a locked resource for library authorities participating in the 2017 Summer Reading Challenge

15 June 2017

Animal Agents Assembly PowerPoint: Scotland

This PowerPoint presentation can be used to talk about Animal Agents in school assemblies to encourage pupils (and families) to take part. This download now contains a link to the 2017 video trailer. Illustrations in this resource are copyright of Tony Ross...

15 June 2017

Animal Agents school newsletter template: Scotland

This helpful template can be added to school newsletters sent home to parents, or displayed on your school website. It encourages parents to visit the library and sign their children up to take part in the Tesco Bank Summer Reading...

15 June 2017

Animal Agents customisable certificate: Scotland

Reward children participating in the Tesco Bank Summer Reading Challenge Scotland with personalised certificates. This template certificate can be customised to add a signature and local authority logo. Edit the pdf to add your own assets, or add your images to...

15 June 2017

Tesco Bank Summer Reading Challenge Scotland infographic

This handy infographic shows the benefits of taking part in the Tesco Bank Summer Reading Challenge Scotland.

15 June 2017

Animal Agents invitations: Scotland

Send these Challenge invitations to schools and local community spaces to spread the word about Animal Agents. Please note: this is a locked resource for library authorities participating in the 2017 Tesco Bank Summer Reading Challenge Scotland

14 June 2017

Animal Agents Evaluation form

Library evaluation form for Animal Agents, Summer Reading Challenge 2017 Please submit your evaluation form by email to srcevaluation@readingagency.org.uk by Wednesday 25 October 2017. Send your evaluation form as an Excel spreadsheet (please do not save as a...

12 June 2017

Animal Agents image assets: British Council

Download logos and artwork for Animal Agents Please note: This resource is for the Reading Challenge run in partnership with the British Council. Materials for the Summer Reading Challenge run in UK libraries can be found here

12 June 2017

Book Discussion Cards

Use these book discussion cards to help children talk about their books. You can place them on a table and before speaking to a member of staff or volunteer, children can decide which card to take with them, and...

10 June 2017

How to start a reading group

Interested in joining a reading group or starting one of your own? Download our quick guide to getting started.

06 June 2017

Plasma screen artwork - Reading Well for long term conditions

Artwork promoting the Reading Well for long term conditions scheme, which can be used on plasma screens in libraries and GP surgeries.