Reading Relay set to break records

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An attempt to set a record for the most children's books borrowed from libraries in a single day will kick-start an Olympic-themed library promotion this summer. The Reading Relay, organised by development agency LaunchPad, will run in at least 3,500 libraries across the UK.</p><p>

The organisers hope that more than 500,000 children will borrow a book on 16th June. The record attempt, which is approved by Guinness World records, may be televised live on BBC1's "Blue Peter".</p><p>
The Reading Relay follows last year's pioneering Reading Safari, which involved 85% of library authorities ...

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