World Book Night 2017

22 May 2017

Large unison learning

Image: Union Learn

World Book Night 2017 saw thousands of books given out in organisations such as prisons, libraries, colleges, hospitals, care homes and homeless shelters, as well as by passionate individuals in their communities. Check out our Storify to follow the build up, the day itself and some of the brilliant events that happened across the UK.

News

Reading Unites Nation for Virtual World Book Night

A nation in lockdown united last week on Shakespeare’s birthday, in celebration of books and reading, for The R... read more »

Small jacket collage

Impact

Norfolk's Great Big Read

For the last two years the World Book Night recommended reads have been promoted across our 47 Norfolk libraries and ... read more »

Small norfolk great big read

Resources

The Reading Agency's toolkit for hosting online events

As events continue to move to online formats, we have created a toolkit to support libraries and other organisations ... read more »

Thumb tra logo