Opening the Book Blog
Bookstores are different from libraries and libraries should not feel the need to compete – or be judged - in comparison. Libraries have their own special strengths – the breadth of their collections, the variety of titles, the free access to information and leisure reading material.
At Opening the Book we know that it is a challenge to encourage children to read for enjoyment. There is so much to fit into the school day and there are so many competing demands on children’s leisure time that it begs the question; how do you get a child to make space for reading?