Books On The Street Campaign
DATE: March 16, 2019,
VENUE: Dansoman Main Roundabout
A Lady Who Loves To Read
Follow this link to join our WhatsApp group for volunteers: http://bit.ly/BOTSGroup
THE BOOK EXCHANGE AFFAIR (Beach Edition)
DATE: 13TH OCTOBER 2018
VENUE: Kumasamba La Bamba, South La Estate
TIME: 1PM- 5PM
Book swapping, Book sales, Book Games and Newtorking
THE FIRST ACCRA BOOK FESTIVAL
DATE: 6TH -9TH SEPTEMBER 2018
VENUE: Efua Sutherland Children’s Park, Accra, Ghana
THEME: ‘Energising the reading public with quality and affordable books’.
The event will feature a wide range of informative workshops, lively author events, book fair as well as rousing debates aim to inspire and educate as well as offer Ghanaians the opportunity to discuss the hot topics of the day. The Accra Book Festival, organisers of the event, is a charity not-for-profit organisation that aims to foster a love of books, words and reading among Ghanaians of all backgrounds and ages. Read more…
INTERNATIONAL LITERACY DAY
Each year September 8th marks UNESCO’s International Literacy day, raising awareness globally on the issues surrounding adult and child literacy. First held in 1966 and now part of the UN’s sustainable development goals program adopted in 2015, International Literacy day highlights the changes and improvements being made worldwide in literacy development.
The theme for this year is “Literacy and skills development”. Read more…
INTERVIEW WITH MONIQUE FRIDAY
“We cannot only depend on what we learn in school to survive in this world, that is why we need to read books,” Says the book revolutionist Dorcas Fafali Tsey. In her quest to promote the reading culture in Ghana, she launched “A lady who loves to read” 2 years ago and this year, she has blown our minds with one of the most outstanding books initiative in Ghana, called OKABRY, an initiative that brings books to your doorstep by helping you borrow books at affordable prices. Today, MoniqueFriday meets this upcoming generational changer as she shares great insights with us, particularly on how to establish the reading culture amongst children in Ghana. Read More...