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Chiswick Book Festival 2021

9th September 2021

Doorstep Library is delighted to once again have been chosen as one of Chiswick Book Festival’s charity partners. Having operated in Hammersmith and Fulham for over 10 years, Chiswick Book Festival has been one of our greatest and longest-standing supporters...

Literacy is a fundamental human right

8th September 2021

Literacy is a fundamental human right.  Each and every day we all enjoy the many benefits of literacy.  From the moment we wake up and look at the clock, check the news on our phones, follow the signs at the...

A decade of Doorstep Library – our journey with words

17th June 2021

A decade of Doorstep Library – we look back at our journey with words over the last ten years. Katie Bareham, Doorstep Library CEO In 2008 we launched our first pilot project in Hammersmith and Fulham.  The project was coordinated...

Doorstep Library is now in Camden! …and looking for reading referrals

9th June 2021

Doorstep Library is now in Camden!  As we reached for the doorknocker on our first doorstep, an ominous rumbling sounded in the skies over Camden. A minute later, the heavens opened, and hail hammered down over our brand new Somers...

Volunteer to read with children – join our growing team

3rd June 2021

Volunteer to read with children – join our growing team today.  At Doorstep Library, we believe in the power of words to take children places, not just in their imagination, but in their lives. Whether in person, online or in...

Celebrating the life and legacy gift of Joanna Beckitt

21st April 2021

We are incredibly grateful to Joanna Beckitt for remembering Doorstep Library with a legacy gift. The success of our programmes relies on the dedication that our volunteers give to us and the families we work with. Without our volunteers, we...