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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...

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...

Leading children’s authors join campaign to get children reading

14th June 2021

RE: LEADING CHILDREN’S AUTHORS JOIN CAMPAIGN TO GET CHILDREN READING The ‘Where Do Words Take YOU?’ campaign is supported by a number of well-known children’s authors including: Laurence Anholt Malorie Blackman Ben Brooks Michelle Harrison Clara Vulliamy Harriet Whitehorn To...

Children from disadvantaged backgrounds have 94% increased confidence in reading after joining Doorstep Library

7th April 2021

Children’s literacy charity Doorstep Library has launched its first Impact Report.  At a time when the Coronavirus pandemic and a year of lockdown has had such a devastating effect on children we know that our home-reading service is working. In...

Doorstep Library announces the launch of our brand new website

30th March 2021

Doorstep Library is delighted to announce the launch of our brand new website.  The new website is clear and easy to navigate, with a greater focus on why we are needed and what we do.  All of our latest news...

Charity Film Awards press release

17th January 2020

Doorstep Shortlisted for Charity Film Awards.

NSPCC press release

16th January 2020

Doorstep Library volunteers in London adopt NSPCC’s Look, Say, Sing, Play campaign.

OVO press realse

29th October 2019

OVO Foundation supports projects tackling educational inequality with £240,000 funding.

Pimlico and Belgravia Eye May 2017

23rd May 2017

Pimlico and Belgravia Eye May 2017 Be sure to turn to page 12 to read all about our expansion into Pimlico.

Doorstep is shortlisted for international literacy award

17th May 2017

Doorstep is nominated for international award Doorstep has been shortlisted from 31 entrants for the prestigious Systematic Joy of Reading Award.  

H&F Council Newsletter April 2017

2nd May 2017

H&F Council Newsletter April 2017 Doorstep Library was profiled in the Council’s online newsletter as its long awaited children’s book goes to press.

kcw today Dec/Jan issue

15th December 2016

http://www.kcwtoday.co.uk/2016/12/children-inspired-read-charity-expansion/?utm_content=buffer3851b&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter.com&utm_campaign=buffer    

getwestlondon November 2016

30th November 2016

Literacy Charity is Expanding Doorstep Library received coverage online from getwestlondon following our expansion into Westminster.   

Brent & Kilburn Times November 2016

29th November 2016

Literacy Programme Launches on Queen’s Park Mozart Estate Doorstep Library was featured in this Westminster North publication following our expansion onto the Mozart Estate.

Chiswick Book Festival 2016

20th October 2016

Doorstep Library had the great honour of being one of the beneficiaries for another year at the Chiswick Book Festival.  Yet again, the Festival was a huge success attracting big name authors and large audiences throughout the weekend of events,...

H&F Council Newsletter October 2016

20th October 2016

Hammersmith & Fulham Council Newsletter October 2016 Doorstep Library was profiled in the Council’s online newsletter as expansion plans were underway through the Bugman Campaign.

Fulham Chronicle September 2015

25th October 2015

Fulham Chronicle Chiswick Book Festival September 2015 Doorstep Library had the honour of being one of the benefitting charities at this year’s Chiswick Book Festival.

A Fresh New Look for Doorstep

12th May 2015

Doorstep Library is marking our 5th year anniversary with a rebrand.  Read all about our new look here. press release rebrand launch – kb (2)

Our Patch – April 2015

5th May 2015

Janet Ellis of Blue Peter fame is a long standing volunteer with Doorstep Library.  Read all about her involvement with the charity and her desire to give back to the community. Our Patch EDITION 7  

Get West London March 2014

3rd March 2015

getwestlondon article 14.3.14 This on line publication covers our expansion into the White City Estate.

Fulham & Hammersmith Chronicle March 2014

3rd March 2015

Fulham&Hammersmith Chronicle 28 March 14 Read about Doorstep Library’s expansion into the White City Estate to benefit more disadvantaged children.

Doorstep on ITV’s Good Morning Britain with Geri Halliwell

3rd March 2015

Geri Halliwell of Spice Girl fame helped Doorstep Library celebrate International Literacy Day by reading with some of our children.

BBC International Children’s Book Day April 2013

5th February 2015

BBC article 2.4.13 A reporter from BBC Children in Need profiled Doorstep Library in celebration of International Children’s Book Day.

H&F News March 2009

5th January 2015

H&F News 24.3.09 An early article about Doorstep Library in its infancy at Fulham Court Estate.