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Library of Congress National Book Festival

See the latest authors and books at the free Library of Congress National Book Festival, celebrated September 25-27 online at http://loc.gov/bookfest

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International Literacy Day Summit Results

On International Literacy Day (ILD), 8 September 2020, experts from around the globe contributed to a UNESCO webinar on how literacy teaching and learning can be realized in the COVID-19 crisis and beyond. The pandemic revealed the unpreparedness of education systems, infrastructure, educators and learners for distance learning, and the […]

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National Literacy Week and Month

In the United States, September is National Literacy Week and Month. Here are a few organizations’ activities: Adult Education and Family Literacy Week https://www.partnersforpubliced.org/PartnersForPE.aspx?id=148704 September is National Literacy Month

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International Literacy Day Today!

On 8 September 2020, UNESCO will celebrate International Literacy Day under the theme ‘Literacy teaching and learning in the COVID-19 crisis and beyond’. The global virtual event, organized together with UIL, invites stakeholders to discuss how innovative and effective pedagogies and teaching methodologies can be used in youth and adult […]

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Carmen Deedy event

The Library of Congress’s Homegrown series (Aug 19 at 12 noon)  might be of special interest to teachers, school librarians or others interested in stories of literacy or the impact of learning. Carmen Deedy, a children’s author and national known storyteller who has appeared at many National Boo Festival events, […]

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Webinar on Tackling racism in classic children’s literature

Tennessee State Library and Archives is pleased to host a webinar Thursday, July 9th at 2-3:30 pm CST on Tackling Racism in Classic Children’s Literature. We all know that there are outdated and racist classics on our shelves. These books reflect a homogenous past, yet they still thrive in an […]

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Commemorating World Book Day in Ghana

Daniel Ofosu-Asamoah, Literacy Promotion Manager with the Ghana Book Development Council  has written on World Book  and Copyright Day in Ghana 2020. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic this event couldn’t be marked in the usual manner. In his articles in Modern Ghana  and peacefm Daniel looks at the significance of […]

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