We have lots of fun, quick, and easy activities for Middlesbrough families to try at home and when you are out and about to help your child discover a love of reading and...Learn more
National Literacy Trust in Middlesbrough support local schools to improve their literacy levels, and encourage pupils to read and write in their own time.Learn more
Find out how you can partner with us to help change life stories through the power of literacy in Middlesbrough.Learn more
Middlesbrough Literacy Champions
Sign up as a volunteer Literacy Champion and, if you live in Middlesbrough, you'll have the chance to join a fantastic team of supported volunteers!
Find out more about becoming a Literacy Champion and sign up with the link below. You can also get in touch with Middlesbrough@literacytrust.org.uk if you’d like to know more about volunteering in Middlesbrough.
Edmund the Elephant Story Trail
Take an exciting stroll through Stewart Park on this brilliant and exciting story trail.
We marked a very special World Book Day in Middlesbrough with lots of book gifting across the town.Learn more about Middlesbrough Reads celebrates World Book Day with Middlesbrough FC.
In partnership with publisher Macmillan, Middlesbrough Reads have gifted 5000 copies of Marcus Rashford's book to schools across MiddlesbroughLearn more about 5000 Marcus Rashford books gifted to schools across Middlesbrough.
Middlesbrough Reads continues to promote Reading for Pleasure and family across the town with support from Walker Books.Learn more about Middlesbrough Reads continues to support James Cook hospital.
Fifth Anniversary Report
Middlesbrough Reads was the first National Literacy Trust Hub. It was establised to break the cycle of poverty and intergenerational low literacy that was impacting on local children’s life chances. In our first five years, we worked with over 40,000 families. You can read more about our impact by downloading our report.