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Govanhill Books 4 Kids

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Janoschi Fri 20-Jul-12 00:08:45

Sorry. Working link here.

Janoschi Fri 20-Jul-12 00:07:51


Today I launched the initial funding drive for a new community
literacy project based at the Govanhill Baths in Glasgow.

Govanhill Books 4 Kids will be a weekly reading club for children from
disadvantaged, unstable backgrounds, who are struggling with literacy
skills and confidence in school.

Govanhill Books 4 Kids will be providing books that the children will
keep, re-read and share, thus building up mini-libraries of good books
at home where they can retreat when home life gets too stressful.

The club initially plans to meet once a week for 1 hour at a beautiful
Victorian baths in the heart of Govanhill, where children will be given
a new book each week and given a warm, friendly environment in
which to discuss plots and characters, make new friends and build
confidence outside of school and home pressures.

I will also offer informal 1-2-1 reading support if needed. I hold an Enhanced
Disclosure. I'm hoping to launch the club in October, but this
really depends on funding.

The reason I am contacting you is to ask if you could look at my crowd-
funding page at Please please share this link with as many people as you can, as
every penny counts.

Please do contact me to learn more about the project and myself.

Kindest regards

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