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Westminster’s Lord Mayor Visits Doorstep Library Reading Project

3rd February 2023

Westminster’s Lord Mayor Visits Doorstep Library Reading Project The Lord Mayor of Westminster, Councillor Hamza Taouzzale, visited Westminster based reading projects yesterday (February 2), with children’s literacy charity Doorstep Library. Through the reading projects volunteers bring rucksacks filled with books...

The impact of reading on children’s mental health

2nd February 2023

Here at Doorstep Library, we know that books are a great way of helping us talk about things.  It can be really helpful for children to read stories which touch on difficult topics, helping them to work through their feelings. For...

Meet our Board of Trustees

7th November 2022

It’s Trustee’s Week, a chance to highlight the unsung heroes of the charity sector. Trustees ensure their charity has a clear strategy and that its work and goals are delivering on its mission. They are the ‘guardians of purpose’ for...

Chiswick Book Festival 2021

9th September 2021

Doorstep Library is delighted to once again have been chosen as one of Chiswick Book Festival’s charity partners. Having operated in Hammersmith and Fulham for over 10 years, Chiswick Book Festival has been one of our greatest and longest-standing supporters...

Literacy Is A Fundamental Human Right

8th September 2021

Literacy is a fundamental human right.  Each and every day we all enjoy the many benefits of literacy.  From the moment we wake up and look at the clock, check the news on our phones, follow the signs at the...

A decade of Doorstep Library – our journey with words

17th June 2021

A decade of Doorstep Library – we look back at our journey with words over the last ten years. Katie Bareham, Doorstep Library CEO In 2008 we launched our first pilot project in Hammersmith and Fulham.  The project was coordinated...