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Get ready for a summer of fun!

We've got lots of things to do now and loads more coming, so you won't waste a second of the holidays this summer!

From taking part in Silly Squad, the online Summer Reading Challenge, to sending in your book reviews, to enjoying nature with Storyparks!

There will be something for children of all ages. Check out what we have already listed below, but don't forget to come back for more :)

The Big Veg Takedown: The Online Adventures of Walter Lemonface

An animated, interactive story told in four parts, where you decide what happens next! The Big Veg Takedown is a new, innovative project where artists, children and families all work together to create an exciting animated story through digital collaboration.

Find out how to watch and join in here


The Mystery of the Undiscovered Island

We have heard somewhere that there is an undiscovered island, a magical underwater place with unique plants, birds, fish and giant coral that lights up and sings. However, to find it we need some young explorers to help us work out some mysterious messages and find out what lives in this fantastic place. Join us weekly to solve the mystery.


Makers of Imaginary Worlds and Lakeside Arts are creating a truly unique interactive installation: Undiscovered Island for 2021. Before it comes to life they want some help from library adventurers. 

Click here to begin your mission


Silly Squad, Summer Reading Challenge 2020

Join the Silly Squad now!

This summer the Summer Reading Challenge is going digital, offering families an opportunity to have fun and be silly together in these difficult times. 

Click here to start the challenge


Storyparks, Nottingham

This year, with the help of the Nottingham Building Society, we are bringing both Libraries & Parks online to you, so you and your family can enjoy in the comfort of your own home!

Click here to find out all about Storyparks


We've got lots more online fun planned for you, here's a quick peek!

School's out! On Monday 27 July from 10 am we've got a day full of brilliant performances to kick start the holidays. Writers, storytellers, illustrators, music and much more! We'll have all the details for you very soon.   

Love to Read: We challenge you to complete reviews for six of your favourite books for entry into our brilliant prize draw. We'll have more about this soon!

Stories, crafts and activities: Watch some of your favourite illustrated books being read and then take part in a special craft activity inspired by the story. We'll have a story and craft every week from 13 July to 31 August. 


Don't forget our webpage full of fun things to enjoy at home, all year round

Go to our Keeping the kids busy page

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