2020-2021 is our 10th Birthday!
We are proud to say that we have been fighting inequality in education since 2010, introducing the magic and benefits of reading to children in disadvantaged areas of London. In the last ten years we have lent over 110,000 books, to over 1600 children and 670 families.
The pandemic has been hugely detrimental to children’s development, massively increasing inequality in educational attainment. To help bridge that gap we are encouraging children everywhere to read this summer. We know how beneficial reading for pleasure is for young people, supporting their mental health and wellbeing and increasing their opportunities in life. Reading opens doors. So this year, to celebrate a decade of Doorstep Library, we are asking everyone the question #WhereDoWordsTakeYOU?
To join the campaign all you have to do is fill in your own ‘Words take me …‘ postcard. It’s easy!
Below we share quotes from some of our friends and supporters – we hope these words inspire you to take your own journeys.