British Council partners Young Readers Library, launches 30 Books Challenge 2019


By sdnonline


The British Council has partnered with the Young Readers Library to launch the 2019 edition of the 30 Books Challenge, which will build on the success of the previous year.

The 30 Books Challenge scheduled to hold from 22nd of July to 20th of August is aimed at instilling a culture of reading in children and stimulate their minds while engaging them in a fun and productive way during the forthcoming summer holidays.  Adults/parents are encouraged to read along to bond with their children/wards and model the reading culture to them.

The theme for this year’s reading challenge is “Space Chase.”

To register for the 30 Books challenge, visit

For adults/parents read along, visit

The event is scheduled to take place as follows:

PORTHARCOURT – Saturday, 15th June, 2019 at Excellent Pearls School, 14 Okoh Close, Eliada Layout Rumuogba.

KANO – Saturday, 22 nd June, 2019 at Asha Int’l model school , 53/54 Ummaru Isyaku Kiru line, Farm Centre, Tarauni LGA, Kano.

LAGOS – Saturday, 29TH June, 2019 at the British Council Office,  20 Thompson Avenue, Ikoyi, Lagos.

ABUJA – Saturday, 6TH July, 2019 at The Centagon International School , 29/31 Mississippi Street, Maitama, Abuja.

Attendance to the launch event is free, but interested member sof the public will have to register to participate in the challenge.

The challenge will culminate with an award ceremony in September to recognise outstanding participants and children authors.

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