For families

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In Scarborough, Whitby and Filey, we work with children from birth until the end of primary school.

Reading to children from the moment they're born is great for their development, so we want to inspire families to share stories with their children every day.

Things to do

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    Write your own story

    Six week story creation project in partnership with the Stephen Joseph Theatre
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    Join your local library

    Find your nearest library and sign up for free online.
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  • Middlesbrough Reads Roald Dahl challenges

    Roald Dahl writing challenges

    Six splendiferous writing challenges to try over the summer holidays, complete with a scrumdiddlyumptious prize draw.
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Things to download

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    Local book recommendations

    Check out the most popular children's books in Whitby, Scarborough and Filey.
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    Miniature book creation guide

    Learn how to make a miniature book with just scissors and one piece of A4 paper.
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    Colouring sheets

    Decorate these fun reading and writing images and display them in your window.