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Space Chase finished on Saturday 7th September - thank you to everyone that took part we had record breaking numbers!
Over 4,500 of you signed up for the challenge, with 2,113 receiving the certificate, and you all read more than 51,000 books!
Plus there were 442 activities in your local library attended by nearly 11,000 children
We hope you had as good a time as we did - see you next year!

Space Chase CharactersSpace Chase starts in Central Bedfordshire Libraries on Saturday 20th July and finished on Saturday 7th September.  It is free and for everyone!

How does it work?
Sign up for a Space Chase folder and stamp card - then choose your books and take them home to read.
There are 6 sticker sheets to collect, one for each of the first six books you read; one of them is scratch and sniff and another has a special code which unlocks a secret area of the Space Chase website.

  • On your first visit for your first two books you will get two stickers and some funky Space Chase colour in glasses.
  • The next time you visit and have read four books you will receive the neon green Space Chase wristband
  • Then finally on your third visit when you have read six books you will get your final two stickers and be awarded your Space Chase Certificate and medal!!

Don't stop there though!!
Collect another stamp card and keep reading as there will be a prize of a Family Ticket to Leighton Buzzard Library Theatre for the child who reads the most books at each library.

Calling all parents!
Why not tell us what you think of this year's challenge by completing the Space Chase Survey.
Thank you!

Competition Time!!

Why not show us where your favourite Reading Space is?
Send a photo of your reading space and you could win a Space themed beanpod and a bundle of brilliant books!
Find out more about how to enter the Reading Space competition here.
Competition closes on Saturday 7th September so get snapping now!

Page last updated: 19th November 2019