Captain Jim’s Reading Challenge…

Sometimes the thought of reading a book can be overwhelming to children. Give Captain Jim’s Reading Challenge a try, and before you know it, you will reach ‘The End’:

Read FIVE pages of your favourite book, EVERYDAY for ONE MONTH!

Then, come into our office, tell us what your book was about, and you can select a prize from Captain Jim’s Treasure Chest!

Don’t have a book? Come in and select a book from our library. 


Fun Quotes About reading…

“So please, oh PLEASE, we beg, we pray, Go throw your TV set away, And in its place you can install, A lovely bookshelf on the wall.”

— Roald Dahl


“Children are made readers on the laps of their parents.”

— Emilie Buchwald


“There are many little ways to enlarge your child’s world. Love of books is the best of all.”

— Jacqueline Kennedy


“The more that you read, the more things you will know. The more you learn, the more places you’ll go.”

— Dr. Seuss


“There is more treasure in books than in all the pirate’s loot on Treasure Island.”

— Walt Disney