International Literacy Day

Welcome to my Library ! Today we are celebrating International Literacy Day at the Library…

8 September was declared international literacy day by UNESCO on 26 October 1966 at 14th session of UNESCO’s General conference. It was celebrated for the first time in 1967. Its aim is to highlight the importance of literacy to individuals, communities and societies. Celebrations take place in several countries. 

Today we are Reading :

Some ways to help:

  1. Tutor a child in your community. A student with a volunteer tutor. …
  2. Collect books to build kids’ home libraries. It’s no secret that having exposure to books at home has a tremendous impact on literacy development and cognition. …
  3. Start a book club at your place of work or library
  4. Host a read-a-thon fundraiser to support build schools in the countries that need them most.
  5.  Create bookmarks. Have students make their own bookmarks and ask them to include why they love to read.

Book Mark : Wild Things

Thanks for stopping bye at the Library ! Make sure you pick up your Library card while you are there…. Lisa

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