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World Book Night 23 April

World Book Night is an annual celebration of reading and books that takes place on 23 April. It sees passionate volunteers give out hundreds of thousands of books in their communities to share their love of reading with people who don’t read regularly or own books. World Book Night is run by The Reading Agency, a national charity that inspires people to become confident and enthusiastic readers to help give them an equal chance in life.

News

World Book Night 2016

This year’s event saw thousands of book lovers give out titles in their communities; local events taking place ... 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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