10 Feb 2012
This year is the National Year of Reading and the Liverpool City Library will be celebrating this year-long event by hosting a number of reading activities for everyone in the community to take part in.
For those who haven’t heard of the National Year of Reading, it is all about encouraging people from all different backgrounds, young and old, to take out a book, newspaper or magazine and get reading.
Reading is an essential life skill but it’s also something that is enjoyed and cherished by many.
At the Liverpool City Library there will be a number of programs held this year to help everyone discover the joy of reading.
Here are the programs on offer:
250 Club: A reading club for people up to 19 years of age.
eBook Q&As: Staff will be on hand to answer questions about the Library’s new eBook service, Overdrive .
Author Talk program: Various authors will be visiting the library throughout 2012. Find out who will be visiting by enquiring at the library’s information desks.
Club Easy Reads: A reading challenge to help people from different backgrounds learn English.
Bilingual Storytime: To be run throughout the year, storytime will be presented in English and another language.
Throughout the year the Liverpool Library will also be hosting a number of fun events to help inspire the community to read more.
So discover or re-discover your joy or reading this year and head to Liverpool Library to take part in one of their reading events or activities. There may also be National Year of Reading events on at bookstores throughout Liverpool, if you head towww.love2read.org.au
you can find out more about the National Year of Reading and how you can get involved.