National Tell a Story Day – share the joy of a good story today

27th October 2021

National Tell A Story Day gives us all a chance to remember our favourite stories, hear new ones and generally share the joy of a good story. What was the first story you remember hearing?  Maybe it was a bedtime...

Doorstep Library’s Early Years Packs

27th September 2021

With the return to reading on the doorstep after a year-long hiatus during which our volunteers were only able to do book swaps, we received a generous donation from OVO Foundation, who find meaningful and impactful organisations and projects to...

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...

Help a child to read – volunteer today

We urgently need people with a passion for reading to join our volunteer team and support the number of families we have on our books waiting to be paired with a Reading Volunteer.


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