Me Before You author Jojo Moyes has stepped in to save the literacy initiative, Quick Reads. Two weeks ago, Reading Agency, the organization that runs the project, announced that it was on the brink of closure due to the lack of funds.
Welcome to National Library Week, an annual event that exemplifies the daily contributions our nation’s libraries and librarians give everyday. As a librarian, I everyday see the benefits and the resources that libraries provide to their communities. And especially now, with the world the way it is, we need libraries more than ever. The themeContinue reading “Why We Need Libraries”
September 8 is International Literacy Day, an established day by UNESCO to celebrate and support world literacy. This year’s theme is “Literacy and Sustainable Societies”. Here are 10 quotes that celebrate the importance of worldwide literacy: “The man who does not read has no advantage over the man who cannot read.” ― Mark Twain “OnceContinue reading “International Literacy Day 2015”