Are you ready for the 2016 Reading Hour? Your opportunity to make a difference.
Launched by Australia’s National Year of Reading 2012, the Reading Hour initiative is an annual event that raises awareness of the importance of literacy. It encourages people of all ages to discover the joy of reading.
10 days to go until #readinghour
There are only 10 days to go until the Reading Hour takes place across Australia on 18th August 6pm-7pm.
Evie Wyld for All the Birds, Singing.
The Miles Franklin Award is presented each year to a novel which is of the highest literary merit and presents Australian life in any of its phases.
The Miles Franklin was first awarded in 1957. Since then, the annual announcement of the winner has become an event anticipated and discussed throughout Australia and around the world.
Read more about the 2014 winner…
The Reading Hour has come upon us! Read from 5pm-6pm tonight, and kick start a daily habit of reading just 10 minutes a day.
But don’t just leave it till then. There are events happening all day at most libraries and bookshops to celebrate the joy of reading. Book signings, children storytime and much more…
Find out more at http://www.love2read.org.au
The Reading Hour will be held nationally 5pm-6pm this Saturday!
What is The Reading Hour?
The Reading Hour is a national event to encourage everyone to read for at least 10 minutes each day. The program is aimed especially at parents to read with their children.
When did The Reading Hour start?
The Reading Hour was first held during Australia’s National Year of Reading 2012. The continuation of the Love2Read brand in 2013 has seen The Reading Hour continue into 2013.
Find out more: http://www.thereadinghour.org.au/
Another exciting year has kicked off already. Read Watch Play, run by the NSW Readers Advisory, has already had their online chat and digging deep into their February theme which is Heartread.
Last year, you would have seen the Love2ReadTV project which I created. Love2ReadTV will continue to be available on the project website for viewing and also on YouTube.
With the exciting continuation of the Love2Read brand, the Reading Hour will again be held in 2013. The date is 24th August 2013, from 6pm-7pm, so mark it down in your diary!
With so much happening this 2013, all supporting reading, there’s never been a better time to dig in to a good book. Visit your local library today!
It’s been a jam-packed, busy and inspirational National Year of Reading 2012, but we finally made it! With hundreds of successful projects, programs and events throughout the year, it has truly been an amazing year for reading.
This year, the Love2ReadTV project has been fortunate to receive the support of WeVideo, a leading cloud-based video editing solution. With entries and editing being performed from various locations around Australia, it was important to have easy access to all video editing files at any time.