Kizzy conquers reading challenge

Kizzy Hughes receiving her Summer Reading Challenge prize
Kizzy Hughes receiving her Summer Reading Challenge prize
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A young book fan has received a prize after completing a summer reading challenge at Skegness Library.

Kizzy Hughes had taken part in the Reading Agency’s Summer Reading Challenge, which is rolled out to young readers each year by Lincolnshire County Council’s Library Service.

Children from four to 11-years-old have to read six books of their choice through the summer holidays and are then awarded small incentives to encourage them with their reading.

All of the children who completed the Summer Reading Challenge were entered into a prize draw, for which there were three prizes.

Kizzy won an Ipod Nano. She was also given some books from the staff at Skegness Library to help her with her homework.

Kizzy was a regular visitor to the library throughout the holidays and was really keen to improve her reading. Her family is very proud of her as her reading has improved so much, she has also won an award at school recently.

Skegness Library team leader Sarah Broome said: “Kizzy has worked really hard with her reading; it’s good to know that the library service can make such a difference to people, young and old.

“The staff at Skegness Library work hard to encourage the younger readers and make the library a fun place to visit.”

Kizzy was awarded her prize by Tarina Jones, inclusion services co-ordinator for Lincolnshire County Council. Tarina and her team work hard to organise and promote the Summer Reading Challenge each year and make sure that libraries all have the resources needed to run it