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Doorstep Library’s weekly e-visits

15th July 2020

Doorstep Library’s weekly e-visits were launched back in April as a response to the COVID-19 pandemic and the temporary suspension of our projects. We at Doorstep Library want to do everything we can to continue to support families in discovering...

The impact of reading on children’s mental health

9th June 2020

At Doorstep Library, we are firm believers that the impact of reading on children’s mental health goes well beyond the development of strong literacy skills. Over the last ten years of delivering our home reading projects, we have had the...

The therapy of reading – how to read during lockdown

21st May 2020

The therapy of reading – how to read during lockdown.  This week we want to celebrate Mental Health Awareness Week.  We know that so many people are finding the long period of isolation difficult and that this may give rise...

Working together to bring the magic of reading to children

7th May 2020

Doorstep Library writes for Give a Book, published 09.04.20 Working together to bring the magic of reading to children, Give a Book have worked with Doorstep Library for over 6 years, supporting their volunteers who bring reading and the pleasure...

#NeverMoreNeeded – recruiting volunteers now

1st May 2020

#NeverMoreNeeded – recruiting volunteers now.  Doorstep Library volunteers bring more than just books into the homes of families. They bring a listening ear and a sense of enthusiasm that you simply couldn’t find anywhere else.  With schools currently closed and...

Stay at home with Doorstep Library

15th April 2020

Let words take you places Stay at home with Doorstep Library and let words take you places. The government has advised that we all need to stay at home for the foreseeable future, but many of us are already starting...