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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...

Summer newsletter ’21

2nd September 2021

Find out more about our return to projects both online and on the doorstep, the launch of #WhereDoWordsTakeYOU campaign, our newest borough and more!   Summer Newsletter ’21

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...