Help Break a Record at Hammersmith Library
Make a pledge on Saturday to join the Summer Reading Challenge


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On Saturday July 11, between 10am-4pm Hammersmith Library is taking part in an official attempt to set a GUINNESS WORLD RECORD -for the most pledges received for a reading campaign!

The Summer Reading Challenge takes place every year during the summer holidays. You can sign up at the local library, then read six library books of your choice, collecting stickers and other rewards along the way – all FREE.

This year’s theme is Record Breakers! The Summer Reading Challenge has teamed up with Guinness World Records and it’s going to be record-breaking, bringing the worlds of fact and fiction together – take part and see what weird, wonderful and wacky records you will discover.

So help beat the record by going along to the library, in Shepherd's Bush Road, to make a pledge. All ages can make a pledge and this is a free event

This is one of many events to celebrate the Summer Reading Challenge that are being held over the summer holiday period.

Here are the upcoming events at Hammersmith Library

When Dinosaurs Ruled!

Hammersmith Library, Thursday 23 July, 2:30pm-4pm

Dinosaurs were some of the biggest animals that ever lived. Come along to Hammersmith Library where as part of the Summer Reading Challenge you can create your own prehistoric world! 

Ages 5+ FREE

The Mummy Returns

Hammersmith Library, Thursday 30 July, 2:30-4pm 
The most famous Egyptian Pharoah was Tutankhamun. Come to Hammersmith Library and create a spectacular mask for an ancient prince or princess! 

Ages 5+ FREE

Giant Bug Attack!

Hammersmith Library, Thursday 6 August, 2:30-4pm

The Goliath Beetle of Africa is the world's heaviest beetle. Come to Hammersmith Library to create your own record breaking giant insects! 

Ages 5+ FREE

Cartooning Challenge

Hammersmith Library, Thursday 13 August, 2:30-4pm

The first animal cartoon character to be filmed was "Old Doc Yak" a goat in striped trousers. Come along and draw some of your own cartoon characters.

Superheroes Assemble!

Hammersmith Library, Thursday 20 August, 2:30-4pm

Come along to the library to make your own superhero masks; see how many superheroes can squeeze into the library! 

Ages 5+ FREE

Build the Biggest Bottle Top Mural

Hammersmith Library, Thursday 27 August, 2:30-4pm

A sculpture containing 147,008 bottle tops was made in Kuwait in 2015; now you can create your own record breaking mural. (Bring some bottle tops!) 

For a full list of events in Hammersmith and other libraries in the borough, go here.

You can also keep up to date with new from the libraries on Twitter at  @LBHFLibraries.


July 10, 2015