Do you ever read in an unusual place? Have you spotted a
library somewhere unexpected? If so, you could win up to £100 in book vouchers!
Mayor of Liverpool Joe Anderson has designated 2020 to be
the Year of Reading and there are already plenty of ways for everyone to get
And now there’s a chance to win one of four prizes to boost
your own library, thanks to Kathryn Jackson, lead governor on Alder Hey
Children’s Foundation Hospital Trust’s council of governors.
As Kathryn prepares to step down from her position at Alder
Hey, she is sponsoring a competition to mark the occasion. All you need to do
is take a photograph of either you reading somewhere unusual or of a “library”
you have come across in an unexpected place.
The prizes are:
First prize – £100 of book vouchers
Second prize – £50 of book vouchers
Two third prizes – £25 of book vouchers.
Said Kathryn Jackson,
lead governor on Alder Hey Children’s Foundation Hospital Trust’s council of
governors: “’The internet’s great but it’s not all you need – pick up a
book and just start to read – stories and knowledge all plant the seed for
ideas, thoughts and imagination freed!
Good luck with the competition!”
Said Cllr Barbara
Murray, cabinet member for education, employment and skills and lead for the
#LiverpoolReads said: “We’re so grateful for Kathryn’s sponsorship of the
“This is a great opportunity for people to have some fun and
share their love of reading, hopefully we’ll all get some new ideas of what to
read, where to read it and hopefully people will also be inspired to set up
their our ‘little libraries.’
How to enter
Entries must be digital photographs.
Entrants must live in Liverpool and the competition is open
to residents of all ages.