Celebrate Christmas with Stoke Reads!

1. Christmas Story Quest

A free, festive story trail for families with primary school aged children around Hanley Town Centre packed with fun challenges for the body and the brain – and recommended by Santa himself!

How to take part
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2. Collect a FREE book this Christmas

Stoke Reads have teamed up with a host of community partners to gift free books this Christmas. We'll be popping up at several events throughout December to share books, activity packs and lots more. Visit our Facebook page to see where we'll be next.

Find our next stop near you
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3. Download our Christmas activity pack

We've created a booklet of creative activities to complete over the holidays, including word searches, colouring sheets and lots more.

Download yours
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4. The 12 Days of Story Quest

Complete our 12 daily challenges to help you stay active and keep reading during the school holidays. There's lots of exciting prizes to be won including book bundles and sports merchandise from our partner StreetGames.

Find out more
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5. Look for a Book in Hanley

On the 21 December we'll be hosting a pop-up book shop as well as hiding tons of books around Hanley Town Centre, Hanley Park and Cauldon Grounds for families to find and keep! Keep your eyes peeled as we'll announce more details on this page and our Facebook page very soon.

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6. Our Christmas card to you

Hear from Stoke Reads' Hub Manager Lois Bateman about our whirlwind of a year and plans for 2022.

Find out more
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