Summer Reading Challenge

Space Chase

Come into the Library on these days to share stories and organised activities with our student volunteers who will help children make exciting book choices and encourage them to share their reading challenge achievements with others.

Wednesday 24th July Jessica
Wednesday 31st July Jessica
Tuesday 6th August Henry
Wednesday 7th August Ella
Wednesday 21st August Jessica
Wednesday 28th August Jessica

Come along from 10am until 1pm on these days for some extra reading fun.

Check on the Castle Cary Community Library website each week for news of what’s coming up and don’t forget to go to for lots of reading fun, puzzles, chat and competitions to take part in.

Music and readings for a Summer Afternoon

A special Summer Event to enjoy at the Methodist Church in North Street, Castle Cary on Sunday 14th July from 2pm to 4pm.

A selection of your favorite passages for a relaxed summer afternoon – from novels, poems, recipes, letters, memoires – will be accompanied by music for flute and piano to complement the mood or period.

The music will be selected by and feature locally renowned musicians Adelaide Brown and Clare Sydenham.

There will, of course, be the opportunity for a luscious cream tea!

Please send in your desired excerpts for consideration to: by May 21 st.

Children’s Corner – Jasper and Milo

Our very first event just for young children. . .

Come along to the Market House in Castle Cary on Wednesday, 29th May between 10am and 12 noon to hear about Jasper & Milo and their new home. Follow the experiences and enjoy the adventures of these two puppy brothers read by author, Lynn Emslie, who lives here in Somerset.

You will find out the joy of reading together

You can listen, tell the story, draw and colour. . .

Don’t miss it!
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