#Reading

  • Article: These Vending Machines Offer Free Books to Children in New York City
    Education

    These Vending Machines Offer Free Books to Children in New York City

    By Gabrielle Deonath|Aug. 5, 2019

    The machines provide age-appropriate books in neighborhoods where resources are limited. Read more

  • Article: It’s Time to #TurnThePage: How You Can Help Promote a Culture of Reading in South Africa
    AdvocacyEducation

    It’s Time to #TurnThePage: How You Can Help Promote a Culture of Reading in South Africa

    By Lerato Mogoatlhe|July 24, 2019

    An estimated 60% of South Africans live in households that don’t have a single book. Read more

  • Article: These Laundromat Libraries Are Encouraging Children to Read
    Education

    These Laundromat Libraries Are Encouraging Children to Read

    By Leah Rodriguez|May 6, 2019

    “Learning can happen anytime, anywhere.” Read more

  • Article: This South African Writer Is On a Mission to Tell African Stories While Building a ‘Kinder’ Society
    Girls & Women

    This South African Writer Is On a Mission to Tell African Stories While Building a ‘Kinder’ Society

    By Thato Mahlangu|Nov. 29, 2018

    “I strive to contribute to building a more loving and healthier society for children to live in." Read more

  • Article: This 9-Year-Old South African Author Has a Message We All Need to Hear
    Education

    This 9-Year-Old South African Author Has a Message We All Need to Hear

    By Mbali Kgame|Aug. 31, 2018

    The sky’s the limit for Michelle Nkamankeng, and she's on a mission to change the world. Read more

  • Article: New York City’s Libraries Just Forgave All Overdue Book Fines for Children
    Education

    New York City’s Libraries Just Forgave All Overdue Book Fines for Children

    By Colleen Curry|Oct. 23, 2017

    The total bill was $2.25 million. Read more

  • Article: 20 Powerful Books Global Citizens Should Read This Fall
    Girls & Women

    20 Powerful Books Global Citizens Should Read This Fall

    By Phineas Rueckert|Oct. 5, 2017|CHIME FOR CHANGE

    And 15 of them are by women. Read more

  • Article: Mosul’s University Library Was Destroyed by ISIS. Now, Volunteers Are Bringing It Back Book-By-Book
    Education

    Mosul’s University Library Was Destroyed by ISIS. Now, Volunteers Are Bringing It Back Book-By-Book

    By Phineas Rueckert|Sept. 20, 2017

    Thousands came together for a book festival, just months after the city's liberation from ISIS. Read more