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Join the Summer Reading Challenge for Kids at Sydenham Library now!

An estimated 760,000 children are currently taking part in Circus Stars, the Summer Reading Challenge in libraries, coordinated by The Reading Agency. It runs in Sydenham Library throughout the summer holidays, with incentives, activities and events designed to create a real buzz around children’s reading. The challenge is simple – to read six or more library books over the summer.

You can pop-in to Sydenham Library at any time – see opening times below. But the main Summer reading activities are as follows:

Tuesday August 2, 2-4pm          Make your own pop-up cards.

Tuesday August 9, 2-4pm           Make clown Masks and Face Painting

Thursday August 18, 2-4pm      Shoe Box Circus (Bring your own shoe box)

Tuesday August 23                          Make your own Ribbon Stick    10am-12pm (4-7 year olds) and 2-4pm (8-11 year olds)

Tuesday August 30, 2-4pm        Speed Stack Cup Challenge

Opening Hours

Monday: 9.30am to 5.00pm
Tuesday: 9.30am to 7.00pm
Wedensday: CLOSED
Thursday: 9.30am to 7.00pm
Friday: CLOSED
Saturday: 9.30am to 5.00pm

Please note – the library does NOT now close at lunchtime

210 Sydenham Road
SE26 5SE
020 8778 7563