22 August 2014

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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

Bookstart affiliate programmes in EU Read (United Kingdom)

Bookstart encourages all parents and carers to enjoy books with children from as early an age as possible. Since its pilot in Birmingham, England in 1992, Bookstart has grown into a …more >

Reading Bug (Switzerland)

The Reading Bug promotion is a firm favourite among 11- and 12-year-olds. Two rucksacks are filled with books – fiction and non-fiction, books for advanced readers as well as books for …more >


Lesestart - Three milestones for reading (Germany)

Second stage of the literacy program “Lesestart – Drei Meilensteine für das Lesen” is launched in libraries across Germany “Lesestart”, the nationwide literacy program for children funded by the German Federal …more >

Handling of media in families with preschool children (Switzerland)

Handling of media in families with preschool children In this pilot project proposed multilingual parent-child workshops are being developed. Reading promoters are prepared in an advanced training to organize media workshops …more >