Tag: promotion of reading
Professor Piotr Gliński: ‘Societies become civilised by reading’. Report from the press conference devoted to the campaign ‘Small Book - Great Man’
Today, in the Multimedia Library for Children and Youth no. XXXI in Warsaw, a press conference devoted to the new edition of the Polish Book Institute's campaign ‘Small Book - Great Man’ took place. The conference was attended by Professor Piotr Gliński, the Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Culture and National Heritage, Dariusz Jaworski, the Director of the Polish Book Institute, as well as the ambassadors of the campaign: Joanna Koroniewska-Dowbor and Maciej Dowbor. Everyone emphasised the benefits of reading together with children, expressing the hope that such a wide campaign will contribute to the improvement of reading in Poland.
A social campaign by the Polish Book Institute on children's reading to be launched
Are you expecting a child? There is a gift waiting for you! After the success of last year's campaign, already 95% of hospitals in Poland participate in the Bookstart project, within which parents of newborn children receive Readers’ Layettes. The book Pierwsze wiersze dla… (First Poems for...) and an information booklet for parents and guardians were distributed to maternity wards all over the country. This time though, not only new parents will be able to get the valuable set.
Bedside table #2. Rafał Kosik: I read science fiction and fantasy before I knew it was even called fantasy
Rafał Kosik, one of the most important contemporary Polish science fiction writers and the author of the popular cycle for young people Feliks, Net i Nika (Felix, Net and Nika), talks about the books with which he learned to read, his reluctance to read the required reading at school, which almost killed his love of literature, writers he admires and... Moomins as the book that shaped him.