Summer Reading Challenge

Mischief Makers - Summer Reading Challenge 2018


Look out for Dennis, Gnasher and the rest of the gang – as they make their way to St Helens Libraries for this year’s Summer Reading Challenge – Mischief Makers!

The Summer Reading Challenge takes place every year during the summer holidays, and children can take part by reading six library books of their choice. It’s free to sign up and participate in Mischief Makers at your local library, with exclusive rewards to collect along the way!

There will also be a host of special events to celebrate the Beano’s 80th Anniversary including launch parties, read and rhyme times, pets as therapy sessions and unique performances – Contact your local Library for full details of what’s happening.

Craig Bradley

Big Poetry Beano. More information…

The summer of reading reaches peak mischief with ‘The BIG POETRY BEANO’ on Friday 10th August: a fun-filled interactive show with performer Craig Bradley, aka ‘That Poetry Bloke’.

The mad-cap performer’s show will feature stories, songs, jokes and poems about the Beano and you can even try your hand at writing your own poem too.

There are a number of performances throughout the day:

Moss Bank Library – 10am
Rainhill Library – 11:45am
Thatto Heath Library – 2pm
Rainford Library – 4pm

This show is FREE but booking is required.

Find out more details and how to book your place for all these unique performances here.

The boy who bit Picasso

The Boy Who Bit Picasso. Come and play down on the farm with Tony and Picasso. We’ll have loads of fun, make crazy pictures and we’ll tell the true story of how a young boy became friends with one of the greatest artists who ever lived. More information…

The Mischief Makers

The Mischief Makers. This extremely fun performance, tells the story of a Dennis the Menace obsessive whose love of mischief has waned over the years and how we must never lose our inner child, no matter what life throws at us. More information…