Reading & Libraries
Winter Mini Challenge 2023 - Ready, Set, Read!
An online challenge inviting children, aged 4 - 11 to read three books or more, between 1 December …
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|Venue||Stapleford Library and Learning Centre|
Featuring beautiful artwork inspired by the words and thoughts of real readers, this exhibition reflects and celebrates everything that happens when we open a book, and poses the question: is reading creative in itself?
Earlier this year, six writers worked with six groups of adult readers to create a short story anthology, while sharing their individual experiences of being a reader. Notes from these sessions were shared with artist Carol Adlam who chose insights which inspired her as the basis for a series of illustrations.
From what different readers see or hear when they read a book, to what reading means to them, the resulting 22 beautiful illustrations in this exhibition are a striking, poignant and often moving visual interpretation of the reading experience.
The I Am A Reader Exhibition is touring library galleries until 2023. For the full touring schedule visit iamareader.org.uk
Illustration © Carol Adlam
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