Space Chase Summer Reading Challenge 2019

The Summer Reading Challenge for 4 to 11 year olds takes place in all libraries during the summer holidays.

We’re delighted to announce that the theme for this year’s Summer Reading Challenge will be Space Chase! We’ll have more information about the Challenge soon, meanwhile you can keep enjoying our great library books and eBooks.

If your child wants to try some ebooks visit

eBooks and audiobooks for kids
Your child will need their East Sussex library card and PIN to to borrow these from the children’s virtual reading room.

Find your local library

Space Chase

Visit the Summer Reading Challenge website at any time of year for recommended books, competitions, games, author interviews, and news. You can even add your own book reviews!

Other ways to get involved

We’ll be signing up volunteers to help with next year’s Challenge in May 2019, or you can apply now to be added to the waiting list.

The Reading Agency offers advice for 13 to 24 year olds to make the most of volunteering.

Thanks to all our volunteers who helped us in 2018