100 Story Holidays @ Gasworks, Albert Park

100 Story Holidays @ Gasworks, Albert Park

We send co-founder and Program Director, Lachlann, to run our comic-making and book-making workshops not because he’s an amazing artist … … but because this is what a room full of kids on school holidays looks like after he’s finished demonstrating. Last week, the first 100 Story Holidays workshops of 2013 drew in the crowds at Gasworks. Creative kids brainstormed,...

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Volunteers. Save This Date

Volunteers. Save This Date

You can find our volunteers doing many things. Selling books and eating popcorn, sure, but mainly being supportive and encouraging to the children and young people we work with, helping them to build their confidence and love of literacy. If that sounds like your cup of tea, then put Saturday 9th February in your calendar. It’s our first volunteer recruitment day for 2013. We won’t keep you...

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Summer Reading, Had Us a Blast

Summer Reading, Had Us a Blast

One of the best things about doing what we do is that we get to talk books ALL THE TIME. Well, maybe not all the time, but as a wise kid once said, reading is one of the two best things in the world. So these holidays, in addition to enjoying a lovely chat with Gerald Richards of 826 National over a bowl of Footscray pho, we all turned in to bookworms. Lach I read The Illustrated Man by...

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