Schools and libraries are gearing up for World Book Day on March 3. This is a worldwide celebration aimed specifically at children. (Grown-ups get their own event on April 23 – World Book Night).

Already there is a mass of interesting videos on https://www.youtube.com/worldbookdayuk. And new live digital events are slated for the coming week on February 28, March 2 and March 3. Find them here: https://www.worldbookday.com/events

The WBD website is bursting with ideas and downloadable goodies. So many that is is quite a job to track them down. For anyone thinking of doing anything with children, any age, anytime, a good introduction is
at: https://www.worldbookday.com/resources

Here at TLC, we’d love to see Friends groups making more use of resources like this. Many can be used any time of the year, not just during the designated “Day” or “Week”. Many are particularly good on
activity packs, with ideas for games to play and things to do. Have a look.

For starters we recommend
British Science Week (March 11-20) https://www.britishscienceweek.org
Shakespeare Week (March 21-27)  https://www.shakespeareweek.org.uk

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