Tag Archives: Book Aid International

Using tablets in libraries

Tablets have been used in a pilot programme by Book Aid International for reading in the Children’s Corners in a number of Kenyan libraries. Tablets encourage use of the library’s resources; and the children soon develop digital skills that will … Continue reading

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Book Aid International is 60

Book Aid International celebrates its 60th birthday this year. Look at its website to see Issue 17 of Booklinks ( July 2013 ) now online. It features how Book Aid International is helping to create accessible hospital libraries in rural … Continue reading

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BookLinks

Time to take a look at the Book Aid International website again and check out their newsletter for librarians ? This is BookLinks and it can be accessed by clicking first on ” Our Work ” and then on ” … Continue reading

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La Fête des Livres et des Bibliothèques en Mars

World Book Day ( la Fête des Livres ) se passe le jeudi 7 mars 2013. Book Aid International a envoyé plus de 38,000 livres à des bibliothèques en Afrique subsaharienne depuis la Fête des Livres 2012. Entre le 16 … Continue reading

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Celebrate Books and Libraries in March

World Book Day takes place on Thursday 7th March 2013. Book Aid International have sent over 38,000 books to libraries in sub- Saharan Africa since World Book day 2012. March 16-23 2013 is South African Library Week. Details on the … Continue reading

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Book Aid International

Rather short notice and only possible if you are in London next week  but Book Aid International are organising a seminar at the London International Book Fair on Monday 16th April in the Wellington Room, Earls Court One, Level One … Continue reading

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Health information hubs in Kenya

The Kenya National Library Service has been working with Book Aid International to provide ‘health corners’ in public libraries in 15 towns and cities. Over the three years of their operation 30 librarians have been trained. The Embu Provincial Library … Continue reading

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World Book Day 2012

It’s World Book Day on March 1st 2012. An opportunity for raising funds in your library to help Book Aid International provide books for school libraries in sub Saharan Africa. Check out suggested activities as well as educational resources at … Continue reading

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Librarians save lives in Kenya

Librarians save lives ! The latest example is Book Aid International’s (BAI ) three year project with public libraries in Kenya. It focuses on preventing deaths during pregnancy, birth or unsafe abortions. According to the World Health Organisation every day … Continue reading

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