Winter Mini Challenge

The Winter Mini Challenge is back! This online challenge invites children, aged 4 - 11 to read three books or more, to earn digital rewards.

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Ready, Set, Read this winter!

The Winter Mini Challenge continues with the theme of Ready, Set, Read! You can join  the Winter Mini Challenge reading heroes as they have fun on a winter walk to the library and spark a love of reading even in the most reluctant of readers.


The challenge runs between Friday 1 December 2023 and Monday 19 February 2024.

Take part

Taking part in the Winter Mini Challenge is easy: 

  • Sign up at to create an online profile (if you took part in Ready Set Read online this Summer you might have a profile already)
  • Read at least 3 books over the holidays.
  • Rate and review the books on the Winter Mini Challenge website to unlock a limited edition virtual badge and a special Winter Mini Challenge certificate to print off and keep. 

Books to be read for the Winter Mini Challenge

Children can read books from the library including our range of e-Books and e-Audiobooks, they can also read books they already have at home or from school.

See the full range of e-books and e-audiobooks we have available for children.