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Manukau’s Summer Reading Challenge

Media Release
26 November 2007

Zip to the past, Zap to the future
with Manukau’s Summer Reading Challenge


‘Zip to the past, Zap to the Future…read and go places’ is the theme for Manukau Libraries Summer Reading Challenge, designed to keep youngsters reading in the coming school holidays.

Enrolments open on Thursday 6 December. The programme starts Monday 10 December running until Friday 25 January and aims to encourage children to enjoy reading, while urging parents and caregivers to become more involved in their children’s reading at home.

Participants are challenged to collect five activity stickers to get the opportunity to “zip to the past” at a fun-filled finale event being held at the Howick Historical Village.

What: Enrolments for 2007 Summer Reading Challenge
“Zip to the past, Zap to the future”
When: 3.30p.m. Thursday 6 December, at your local library.

For children to enrol they need to have a parent or caregiver with them, have
a Manukau library card, and be aged between 5-11 years. Membership is
free.

For more information visit www.manukau-libraries.govt.nz or contact your
local library.

ENDS

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