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Stories From Across the Globe #bookgivingday 2017 – Part Two

#bookgivingday was bigger than ever this year – thank you so much for spreading the love of reading on 14th February. A huge welcome to both Pakistan and Gibraltar who’ve participated for the first time this year. We continue to be heartened by your wonderful stories of book giving across the globe. Social media is chock-a-block full of amazing examples, here are just a few…

#bookgivingday reached Gibraltar for the very first time this year thanks to The StoryTeller. They distributed books to places such as Varyl Begg Preschool, John Mackintosh Hall Library, Women’s Refuge, PC Dental Clinic, PC Child Health Clinic, & Jellybabies Nursery.

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Sarah Cox, told us of her charity bookshop in Danham Market Norfolk, UK, spreading the book love…

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Sinking Springs Elementary in York, Pennsylvania had great fun leaving book surprises around their school…

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Another country new to #bookgivingday this year was Pakistan – More than 200 books were distributed in Transworld School Rawalpindi Pakistan. A Story Telling Session was also held in which Ms. Ailya Khan and Mr. Ahmad Shah mesmerized the students with amazing stories. Story Telling Sessions were also held in ROOTS School System DHA Islamabad Pakistan where students donated books for poor students.

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Author Zehra Hicks took books along to her local libraries in the UK…

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The lovely school librarian, Book Lover Jo, chose four organisations to donate of these book bundles to in the UK…

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Nektaria gifted books in Greece… we hear that #bookgivingday has really taken off here!

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Giving free new and used books to children and adults at Edmonton,Canada. Thanks to the support from students, parents and teachers of Grandview Heights School…

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Have we included your plans? Comment below, or post your pics on social media using #bookgivingday and we’ll find you!