Plans, policies & reports

Dare to Explore III evaluation

This report describes the results of an evaluation of Dare to Explore: Auckland Libraries’ summer reading adventure.

Dare to Explore was a summer reading programme for children aged 5 to 13 that involved a series of challenges that were designed to embed reading within fun. The iteration of Dare to Explore that is discussed in this report ran from 9 December 2013 to 19 January 2014.

The report aims to answer the following evaluation questions:

  • Did Dare to Explore encourage learning and discovery among children?
  • Did Dare to Explore maintain or improve children’s literacy?
  • Did Dare to Explore encourage family engagement with the library?
  • How could Dare to Explore be improved in the future?

Download the Dare to Explore III evaluation (PDF, 1.27 mb).

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