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The Power in the Diversity of Children’s Literature

28th October 2022

As we celebrate Black History Month, we wanted to focus on the power in the diversity of children’s literature and what this means for the children we visit. We are often asked by the children to bring books showcasing important...

Reading and beyond: supporting families in the cost of living crisis

18th October 2022

Gifting and lending books “A book just for me!” Safiya squealed with joy when she saw a shiny new book with a rabbit and a bear on the front cover. She has just opened a package from Doorstep Library, one...

Summer Newsletter ’22

28th July 2022

As we come towards the end of the academic year, find out what Doorstep Library has been up to. From raising nearly £30,000 in our #ChampionsForChildren campaign to our amazing achievements to date. Summer Newsletter ’22

The Suitcase by Chris Naylor-Ballesteros

5th July 2022

Written by Chris Naylor-Ballesteros I wrote The Suitcase a few years ago when the issue of migration, immigration, refugees, boat-blocking and wall-building were very much the topics of the day. They still are of course, and that probably isn’t going...

Spring Newsletter ’22

23rd May 2022

Read about all we have been up to this Spring. From resuming our indoor-visits to taking part in The Big Give. Spring Newsletter ’22

Mental Health Awareness Week Best Books

11th May 2022

This Mental Health Awareness Week the Doorstep Library team are sharing their favourite comfort books. Studies have shown that reading as little as six minutes per day can improve your quality of sleep, reduce stress and sharpen the mind. As...