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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...

Spring Newsletter ’20

21st May 2020

Spring Newsletter ’20 Get inspired to stay home with Doorstep Library and help us raise £100,000.

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...

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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