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World Book Night 23 April 2017

World Book Night is a national celebration of reading and books which takes place on 23 April every year. Books are given out across the UK with a focus on reaching those who don’t read regularly within communities, and are gifted through organisations including prisons, libraries, colleges, hospitals, care homes and homeless shelters. World Book Night is run by The Reading Agency, a national charity that inspires people to become confident and enthusiastic readers.

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News

World Book Night 2017 launches today!

World Book Night 2017 launches today and is heading in an exciting new direction. We’ve listened carefully to feedbac... read more »

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Impact

World Book Night 2016 builds on previous years' success

Following on from our large-scale impact evaluation in 2015, we assessed again the impact of the 2016 event on our re... read more »

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Resources

World Book Night 2016 evaluation report

Following on from our large-scale impact evaluation in 2015, we assessed again the impact of the 2016 event on our re... read more »

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