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Start reading early – share stories with your baby

19th February 2020

You can never start reading too early. At Doorstep Library, we are firm believers that you are never too young to enjoy a book. That’s why our home reading sessions actively involve all members of the family. Our youngest participant...

Playing with your baby is good for their brain development

4th February 2020

By Emma Motherwell, NSPCC Local Campaigns Manager Playing with your baby is good for their brain development. For many parents and carers, singing and playing with their baby is just about enjoying the time with their little one. However, these...

Volunteer to read with children this New Year

8th January 2020

Is volunteering one of your New Year’s resolutions? It’s been high on your ‘to-do’ list but by the time you look at the calendar another year has flown by. Don’t worry, it’s never too late! If sharing the magic of...

Greater diversity in children’s books is needed

3rd December 2019

Doorstep Library believes that greater diversity in children’s books is needed.  Here at Doorstep Library equality, diversity and inclusivity are close to our heart.  The families we visit embody these values, coming from a wonderful range of countries across the...

Doorstep Library invites you to ‘Meet the Trustees’

14th November 2019

Last week was ‘Trustees Week’, highlighting the unsung heroes of the charity sector.  Trustees ensure their charity has a clear strategy and that its work and goals are delivering on its mission.  They are the ‘guardians of purpose’ for the...

Volunteer film #WordsTakeYouPlaces is nominated for Charity Film Awards

24th October 2019

Doorstep Library are proud to launch our brand new volunteer film #WordsTakeYouPlaces, hot off the digital press! The film, which has been created for us by Director Michaela Lowe, aims to highlight the joy that being part of Doorstep Library...