Read for Books
*Thank you to all our participants for their contribution to Read for Books 2021. We have managed to hit our target of 1160 books to be donated to our two benefiaciaries. We hope all our participants will continue to share the love of reading with others and look forward to their participation in future Read for Books. *
Read for Books is a charity book drive to raise awareness and share the gift of reading with the less privileged. From 10 to 26 July 2021, for every 10 people who read for 15 minutes, one book will be donated to selected beneficiaries.
Read for Books 2021 is supported by Scholastic Education International (Singapore) Pte Ltd, Kinokuniya Bookstores of Singapore Pte. Ltd, and Popular Book Co (Pte) Ltd.
How to participate in Read for Books:
Step 1: Register your interest by submitting the registration forms via the links below.
Step 2: Read for 15 minutes at your own space from 10 to 26 July 2021, or join one of the Zoom Read Together sessions organised by NLB. Sign up HERE.
Step 3: Take 1 to 2 photos or screengrabs of the activity.
Step 4: Upon completion of the activity, please submit your photo(s) and the number of participants HERE
NOTE: Please note that all submissions must be completed by 6 August 2021 (Friday), 11.59pm.
What is Zoom Read Together?
Can’t decide what to read? Join your friendly neighbourhood librarian in a half-hour session where we will recommend short reads for different book categories or genres. Pick from your favourite genre and cosy up alongside other book lovers as we Read for Books together.
Sign up HERE.