Happy World Book Day!

April 23, 2013 admin 0

Seventeen years ago, UNESCO declared April 23rd World Book and Copyright Day and every year seems to bring exciting new ways to celebrate the occasion. […]

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International Literacy Day 2010

September 8, 2010 admin 0

Today is International Literacy Day: a date worth noting. Wikipedia reminds us that “September 8 was proclaimed International Literacy Day by UNESCO on November 17, […]

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Driven to Read

April 22, 2010 admin 0

As a strong advocate of literacy and bibliotherapy, even I have to admit to having limits as this story from the BBC indicates: A bus […]

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Reading Between the Lies

March 5, 2009 admin 0

Some people lie about what they have read and, according to Stephen Adams at The Telegraph, it’s more than just a few: Under the cover […]

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International Literacy Day

September 8, 2008 admin 0

Today, September 8th, is International Literacy Day, a date that’s being marked in different ways by different groups but — in all cases — it […]