Stoke Reads

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Stoke Reads inspires families across the city to read together, and helps parents to support their children’s literacy skills.

To get families in Stoke excited about reading and sharing stories, we run exciting community initiatives like Story Quest or the BookBench trail.

We also work with schools to support the teaching of literacy, and partner with local businesses who support our mission to raise literacy levels in the city. Make sure you're following our Facebook page for regular updates on our work.

Take part in our latest Story Quest

This Easter, Stoke Reads has launched an exclusive Story Quest around Stoke titled Duck Bills’ Great Railway Adventure. Written and illustrated by local creative Kidda Kinsey, the free trail invites families with primary school aged children to complete various challenges and discover fun facts about Stoke and its railway station.

Download our FREE trail
  • Stoke families

    For families

    Fun family activities and free, useful resources aimed at Stoke families.
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  • Stoke schools

    For schools

    We have lots of resources, guidance and training to support Stoke-on-Trent's schools and teachers.
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  • Stoke supporters

    For supporters

    We need your help to raise literacy levels in Stoke-on-Trent.
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Connecting Stories

Our new initiative with an exciting calendar of events, funded by Arts Council England to inspire children to tell their stories.

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