#WordsTakeYouPlaces is a heart-warming film that highlights one family’s journey with Doorstep Library and with reading. We hope it inspires you to volunteer.Watch it now
Our volunteers bring the magic of reading directly into the homes of families living in disadvantaged areas of London. With backpacks full of books and two little stools, we visit the same 5 families every week to share a love of reading with children under 11.Find out more
We urgently need volunteers to help support children from disadvantaged areas, by reading with them, and sharing a love books. Today, there are many children waiting for a volunteer's visit.Could that be you?
10 year old Aria has had a visit from Jocelyn every Thursday afternoon for the past three years. You can bring the magic of Doorstep Library visits to another child like Aria by making a monthly donation to us.Make a donation
Now operating in 3 London boroughs, running 14 projects, Doorstep Library volunteers are now visiting over 500 children.Get involved
Five facts (among many) that show why children in disadvantaged areas need our help. Read more
There are many ways to help, from donating books and money to giving your time.