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The ‘Every Child Gets a Book’ Initiative

Doreen Lundon Each December in Mount Seskin Community College it is tradition for books to be given as gifts from students to their younger siblings at home. The books are ordered by the Librarian in early November, Christmas paper and tags are bought, Sellotape stocked up on, and the library is set up for all… Continue reading The ‘Every Child Gets a Book’ Initiative

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National Drop Everything and Read Challenge 2021

by Kathleen Moran Register your support for DEAR here Following on from our enormously successful 2020 National DEAR Challenge - where we had over 342,000 registered participants - we are once again inviting the entire nation to take time out to join our 2021 Challenge and to ‘Drop Everything and Read’ for 20 minutes at 12… Continue reading National Drop Everything and Read Challenge 2021

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National Drop Everything and Read Challenge 2020

by Kathleen Moran Register your support for DEAR here Total Registrations = 342,712 Given that so many of us are now spending so much more time in our homes, now is an excellent time to to take some time to enjoy reading for pleasure. We are therefore inviting the entire nation to take time out… Continue reading National Drop Everything and Read Challenge 2020