31 August 2016

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About EU READ

EU READ is a consortium of European reading promotion organisations.

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Featured EU READ projects

Growing with the Book (Czech Republic)

The Growing with the Book campaign was launched in 2005 by SvÄ›t knihy as a response to research that showed a sharp fall in interest in book-reading among the young. The …more >

De Inktaap (The Inkmonkey) (Netherlands)

De Inktaap is a Flemish-Dutch reading promotion project for 15-18 year olds and it is also the name of the award. The students read the three books which were awarded the …more >


Austrian campaign for family literacy (Austria)

A cooperation of the Austrian Children’s Book Club with the Austrian Federal Ministry for Education, Arts and Culture In December 2010, the PISA results again confirmed the lack of reading skills …more >

Ruben Nicolai sets a world record for reading aloud to babies (Netherlands)

Reading aloud to 327 babies simultaneously in the Utrecht Library Utrecht, 26 June 2013 Today a world record was set in the Utrecht Library for reading aloud to babies. The Reading …more >