Children and adults joined the Read-Aloud week

Children and adults joined the Read-Aloud week

The first Read-Aloud week in Iran has been held on 22-28 January with this motto “Read aloud! Every time! Everywhere!”. The event has been well received by lots of children, parents, teachers, tutors, librarians and many other groups of people who are interested in the children’s literature.


South Khorasan – Nosrat Soleimani

Kohgiluyeh and Bboyer-Ahmad – Esmail Azari

The Institute for Research on the History of Children’s Literature, regarding its deepest belief in reading aloud as one of the most effective ways of turning children into enthusiastic readers and developing their reading skills, has announced 22-28 January as the read-Aloud week in Iran. In this regard, it has invited all the teachers, tutors, parents and every other one to read aloud for at least 15 minutes daily during this week with their children.

Tehran – Bamook

London – Ela, two and half, reading for her brother

Twenty-second of January, is the anniversary of starting its work in the virtual world in the field of reading promotion in Iran. The Read-Aloud week has been started on this day in six different centers all over the country. By the end of the week, more than 200 libraries, institutions, schools and kindergartens have joined this campaign and have sent thousands of pictures and films to the Institutes social networks. In addition to these groups, many parents, teachers and tutors and other individuals has shared their reading aloud experiences with us.

Gilan – Mahdie Moharer

Yazd – The cultural institute of Herman and Barman – Zeinab Ranjbar

.Many countries around the world celebrate a read aloud day or week to insist on the importance of reading aloud

The Institute for Research on the History of Children’s Literature in Iran has implemented the Read with Me project in remote and deprived areas of the country for more than six years. The Project is a reading promotion program for children based on quality books, reading aloud methods and book-related follow-up activities. Based on its experiences during the Read with Me implementation, the institute has initiated the Read-Aloud week in Iran on 22-28 January to remind the importance of reading aloud to teachers and parents.

Here you can see a selection of what people have shared with us:













Mazandaran – Maryam Nadimi

Esfahan – Zahra Karami

Karaj, Alborz – Negin Derakhshande

Tabriz, East azarbaijan – Zeinab Vafaie

Boushehr – Leila Zareie

Kerman – Roghie Ziabakhsh

Mashhad, Khorasan – Lili Banofamil

North Khorasan – Jargalan

Semnan – Sadighe Tonde

Kordestan – Shiva Mohamadi

Sistan and Baluchestan – Somaye Soleimani

Fars – Zahra Asiabani

Ghazvin – Zivar Eskandari

Gheshm, Hormozgan – Atefe Daryanavard

Sanzan, Markazi – Hamideh Farahani

Mahabad – Sheyda Rasooli

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