George celebrates World Read Aloud Day

George Libraries celebrated World Read Aloud Day on 5 February by visiting school, creches and hosted readings at some of the libraries.

Sharon Appels from Touwsranten Library reads aloud to children of Sonneblom creche

World Read Aloud Day was a huge success in George and surrounds with children and adults enjoying the storytelling.

Getting ready to listen to their story at Rooibootjie creche in Syferfontein

Their story that was chosen to be read to the youngsters is, A day to remember.

The library joined Nali’bali (isiXhosa for “here’s the story”), a national reading-for-enjoyment campaign.

Nadene Veldman and children from Touwsranten Primary School get ready for a story that will be read aloud

It seeks to spark and embed a culture of reading across South Africa, so that reading, writing and sharing stories – in all South African languages – is part of everyday life.

James de Waal reads aloud to children at Conville Library.

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