Tag Archives: Summer Reading Challenge

Crocodile Craft in Shepherds Bush Library

For the last of the Summer Reading Challenge craft sessions we had lots of fun decorating the big library crocodile! The children painted a large piece of cardboard and created a big swamp for the crocodile to live in, with … Continue reading

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Creepy Crawly Craft in the Library!

As part of the Summer Reading Challenge, Hammersmith Library bugged out with a creepy crawly craft session. Inspired by our visit from Thelma the real Tarantula, we created our own dinner plate sized spiders, using tissue paper and large amounts of … Continue reading

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Record-Breaking Facts and Figures

This year’s Summer Reading Challenge is called “Record Breakers” – and it’s certainly lived up to its name in Hammersmith and Fulham Libraries! More children joined this year in all LBHF libraries compared to previous years, with over 820 children taking … Continue reading

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Superheroes Assemble… at Hammersmith Library!

Whaam! Last week saw the largest group of Superheroes ever assembled (at Hammersmith Library, anyway!) As part of our Summer Reading Challenge activities, around thirty young crime fighters came along and created their own masks!   Thanks to Chenelle and her team, … Continue reading

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A Record-breaking round-up!

Hammersmith and Fulham libraries have been busy breaking all sorts of records this summer – from attempting to recreate the tallest man at Fulham Library to making giant bugs at Hammersmith library. It’s all part of our exciting Summer Reading Challenge … Continue reading

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John Kirk performs “The Sea Monsters,” by Terry Deary

On Monday 27 July, Hammersmith Library presented an event of the most astounding novelty! The celebrated thespian Mr John Kirk performed, in it’s entirety, “The Sea Monsters“ by Terry Deary (author of Terrible Tudors; Rotten Romans etc) to an audience of almost 60 young people. … Continue reading

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The Mummy Returns… to Hammersmith Library!

Hammersmith Children’s Library travelled back through the mists of time last week – to the reign of the Egyptian Pharaohs! Inspired by the treasures of Tutankhamen, up to forty children and adults created their own Ancient Egyptian masks. The results were … Continue reading

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