How Important Is Reading For A Child’s Development?

18th December 2023

In the field of child development, there is one activity that stands out above the rest: the act of reading. As a practice that is deeply embedded in the fabric of parenting, reading is vital for a child’s growth. Not...

Meet Our New Service Delivery Team

20th November 2023

The Doorstep Library delivery team has had a few changes over recent months, including the introduction of Lucy and Monica. With our reading projects sitting at the heart of Doorstep Library, having an experienced and engaging delivery team is key....

Top Strategies To Encourage Young Children To Read

15th November 2023

When it comes to encouraging children to read more books, there are a number of strategies and practices that parents and guardians may adopt. From visiting the local library, to setting time aside to read every day, and even using...

Tackling Poverty In The Heart Of London

17th October 2023

  London Challenge Poverty Week (16th-20th October 2023) is an annual event that sheds light on this issue, encouraging collective action to address poverty and its various dimensions in one of the world’s most bustling cities. What Does Poverty In...

The Doorstep Library Garden: Words Take You Places at RHS Chelsea Flower Show 2023

28th April 2023

The Doorstep Library Garden: Words Take You Places at the RHS Chelsea Flower Show 2023 The magic of reading and importance of rainforests are the themes at the heart of this balcony garden in support of children’s literacy charity Doorstep...

Global Intergenerational Week

27th April 2023

Global Intergenerational Week takes place from Monday 24th April – Sunday 30th April 2023. Now in its fourth year, the week aims to get as many people as possible involved in the intergenerational conversation.