Tag Archive for 'Reading'

Keeping Older Adults in Singapore Digitally Engaged Amidst Covid-19

Undeniably, COVID-19 has profoundly changed life as we know it. The global pandemic has had a far-reaching impact on the way we live, work, and play, and everyone, including libraries, has had to adjust to a “new normal” at an alarming pace. In Singapore, the Circuit Breaker was implemented in April to […]

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Bookstart Sweden

Bookstart Sweden If you are going to do something to reduce differences in living conditions and health – read to your children! (Sir Michael Marmot epidemiologist and public health researcher at the conference Make Gothenburg Equal 2014) The words of Sir Michael Marmot, summarize the vital importance of giving children […]

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Public Libraries Play an Essential role in Literacy and Reading outcomes

IFLA has recently published the IFLA Toolkit for Library Engagement in Literacy and Reading Strategies to help library associations, institutions and individual library and information workers to advocate for libraries’ role in literacy and reading in relevant government strategy documents.  In Victoria, Australia a collaboration between State Library of Victoria […]

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Football Makes Reading Fun

By Guest Blogger, Eric Boekesteijn Score a book! is a reading project for primary school pupils aged 8-10. Encouraged by players from Dutch professional teams, the children read as many books as they can during a period. A formula that catches on. ‘Jolanda, come see this!’ It is Saturday morning and […]

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We Are All Readers, We Are All Artists. Sculpture and Reading in the Library Clarà De Barcelona

  Author: Mont Sureda. Clarà Library Director. Consorci de Biblioteques de Barcelona suredarm@diba.cat www.barcelona.cat/bibclara http://www.barcelona.cat/bibclara The Clara Library , located in the city of Barcelona has created a new centre of interest in sculpture, due to the origins of the building where it is located (old workshop and House of […]

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Wide open: Read and read wide open/De Bat a Bat: Llegir i Llegir-se

  Authors: Carla Canongia  and Marta Puig ( Xarxa de Biblioteques Municipals. Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/bibliotequesXBM/ Twitter: @bibliotequesxbm Wide open: Read and read is a new resource designed to facilitate the work with young people from 12 to 16 years through picture books; a universe where art, literature and philosophy go hand […]

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Score a Book!

          Guest Blogger: Jolanda Robben, coordinator Score a Book!, Biblionet Groningen Learning to read well is of great importance to growing children. It helps even more when they enjoy reading. With this in mind, Biblionet Groningen and the FC Groningen Foundation are performing the Score a […]

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