World Book Night 2016

03 May 2016

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Image: Sanctuary Housing’s book giveaway in Shiregreen, Sheffield

World Book Night is an annual celebration of reading and books that takes place on 23 April. This year’s event saw thousands of book lovers give out titles in their communities; local events taking place up and down the country; and a fantastic gala event at the British Library.

News

Living in a Notification Nation: constant smartphone distractions prevent Brits from picking up a book

A new survey from The Reading Agency has revealed that smartphone habits are preventing individuals from reading book... read more »

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Impact

Seacombe Library's Giveaway Tea Party

With over 4,000 public libraries in the UK and 64.1 million members, libraries are an incredibly important part of ou... read more »

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Resources

World Book Night 2019 Programme Review

World Book Night 2019 saw thousands of books being handed out to non-readers with events taking place across the coun... read more »

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