ACE and British Library to feature in Reading Together Day

ACE and British Library to feature in Reading Together Day

Arts Council England and the British Library are among collaborators participating in Reading Together Day, scheduled to take place on 16th July. 

Co-ordinated by the Reading Agency, the day will showcase a day of events across social media, delivering a programme of activities for families and young adults. The events are designed to support families with changes in education, home learning and wellbeing, caused by the pandemic. 

The event features collaborators across the publishing and education sector, and also includes Authors Aloud UK, ASCEL, BookTrust, CILIP, Coram Beanstalk, the DCMS, the Department for Education, Dollywood Foundation, Libraries Connected, the National Literacy Trust, the Open University, Pearson, the Publishers Association, the School Library Association and World Book Day.

The schedule and further details will be announced next week. 

The Reading Agency has also extended its "silly squad" themed Summer Reading Challenge until September this year, to encourage children to read books that make them laugh during lockdown.