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Tinotenda's story

Learning something new

Libraries can be the only way many readers access books. That's why readers like Tinotenda value their local libraries so much. Read on for her take on their importance and more.

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Catherine's story

“Reading puts me back together”

Catherine knows it's thanks to books that she is able to read, learn and succeed. Thanks to our supporters, we're able to get more books into schools like Catherine's.

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A note from our Chair

Our Chair, Dr Alice Prochaska reflects on the passing of Her Majesty The Queen.

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Remembering Her Majesty the Queen

We join with people across the UK, the Commonwealth and the world in expressing our deep sorrow at the death of Her Majesty the Queen.  

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Jane's story

Books, bumps and babies

Jane reads to her unborn baby in a mother and baby unit in Kenya. Read why she believes it's important for both mother and baby.

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Ruth's story

Ruth’s light library

Ruth tells us why the library in her school, which is giving her access to both books and solar lights, is so important to her.

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Yvonne's story

Beating the odds in Kakuma Refugee Camp

Yvonne shares her story of how she used books to succeed in school, support her fellow refugees and is now hoping for a brighter future.

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Dalia's story

Flying away with books

Like many people living in West Bank, 17-year-old Dalia's life can be unpredictable. Read why she finds solace in books.

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