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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...

Leading children’s authors join campaign to get children reading

14th June 2021

RE: LEADING CHILDREN’S AUTHORS JOIN CAMPAIGN TO GET CHILDREN READING The ‘Where Do Words Take YOU?’ campaign is supported by a number of well-known children’s authors including: Laurence Anholt Malorie Blackman Ben Brooks Michelle Harrison Clara Vulliamy Harriet Whitehorn To...

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...

News: We’re recruiting two new roles

7th May 2021

We are delighted to say we are now hiring two new roles to join our Senior Management Team.  For details of both roles and application forms please visit Charity Job via the links below: Head of Fundraising and Partnerships Head...

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...