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Dated: Wednesday, May 15, 2024

Reading for Life: An online reading challenge for children

By British Council Library

CR # 77


Dear Parents,

Hfs brings an excellent reading opportunity with open access to unlimited books from British Council – the best library in the world. A fun and exciting way to spend the summer holidays going on a thrilling adventure from the comfort of the home. Good news that this reading challenge portal is now unlocked and this time it’s bigger, better, and all online!

  • Challenge Period: 01 June 2024 to 29 June 2024
  • Where: Online via Zoom
  • Ages: Children from the ages 7 to 12 can participate

Register with the link below:

Non-member registration with a fee of PKR 750 per child

Please note that you will have to register for and pay separately for each participating child and registrations will close on 28 May 2024.

Programme objectives include:

  • helping students become motivated, confident, and engaged readers and communicators
  • introducing students to a wide range of authors and literature to improve their digital literacy
  • encourage students to participate in activities and enhance their writing and speaking skills

How does the programme work?

Students who join the programme:

  • will have access to our digital library for 4 weeks
  • will read a minimum of three books or more from our recommended reading list
  • will participate in an orientation session, two specially designed activities and a closing ceremony during the four-week readathon
  • will receive a certificate upon successfully completing the reading challenge


Once the screenshot of the submitted form/payment confirmation is shared with the concerned teacher, the programme schedule with ALL the online sessions will be provided. Happy Reading!


Hfs Management