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New Groups of Mothers Join the Reading with Babies & Toddlers Program

Reading is both habit and skill. But for babies and toddlers, it’s more than that. It’s an effective tool for their mental and emotional growth. The first two years is especially vital in their mental, lingual and social development. Hence…
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Dayan Library Is Now Open to Qaleh Morqi Children

Dayan Empowerment Foundation Dayan Empowerment Foundation is located at Qaleh Morqi district in southern Tehran. The district faces many difficulties due to being populated. It has been isolated because of the two railways that separate it…
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Mobile Puppet and Toy Museum Visits Azarestan Factory

Azarestan Construction Co.’s factory, had a special event planned last Friday. It was unlike any other Friday the factory had ever seen because the Mobile Puppet and Toy Museum team came to the factory. Puppets, children, worker’s families…
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Farhang Child-centered Library, A Library for All Children

Pass through this colorful corridor and you arrive at Farhang Child-centered Library. It’s as if Elmer, the patchwork elephant is welcoming children from the very start: “Welcome! This is a place for celebrating and accepting differences……
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Read with Me will be introduced at the International Library of Children’s Literature in Japan

The Read with Me Program will be introduced at the International Library of Children’s Literature in Japan as the 12th lecture from a series of lectures entitled: What’s happening with Children’s Books in the World? On 16 June 2019, in…
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The IBBY President visited Avay-e-Mandegar Empowerment Center

On 25 April 2019, Mingzhou Zhang, president of the International Board on Books for Young People (IBBY) visited Avay-e-Mandegar Empowerment Center, a center covered by the Read with Me project. After having been informed about the activities…
The second Read with Me biennial conference
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The Second Read with Me Biennial Conference

The second Read with Me biennial conference with its motto “Read with Me gives us wings” was held in the Treasure Hall of National Library and Archives of I.R. of Iran on 15 November 2018. In this conference, the Jabbar Baghcheban Award…
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The second Read with Me conference and Jabbar Baghcheban Award

The Institute for Research on the History of Children’s Literature will hold the second biennial Read with Me conference and Jabbar Baghcheban Award in November 2018 in the Treasure Hall of the National Library and Archives of I.R. of Iran.…
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Another “Read with Me” library was set up in a disadvantaged area in Tehran

On 6 August 2018, another “Read with Me" child-centered library was opened in Avaye Mandegar Empowerment Institute at the presence of children and their families. This library is located at Avaye Mandegar Empowerment Center in Darvaze Ghar…
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Four years of Children’s Companionship with Books in Ameneh Nursery

One day in 2013, the Children's Culture Museum welcomed special guests. They were angels from Ameneh Nursery, who visited the museum in “a noisy silence”. The museum attractions caused excitement and curiosity among children but they were…
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“Children’s Books Illustrations in Intercultural Dialogue” in collaboration with Marit Törnqvist

The Institute for Research on the History of Children’s Literature in cooperation with the Iranian Illustration Society organized the opening ceremony of the exhibition on “Illustration of Children's Books in Intercultural Dialogue" on Friday,…
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Young Adult Library in Ashraf Aabad, Shahrerey

The Read with Me Young Adult library of Ashraf Abad, Shahrerey has started its activities in the framework of this program.The library is located in the Iran 1/ Yarran Mahdi high school in the suburb of shahrerey, in the south of Tehran…
Read with Me House
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The Read with Me House and the Mafi Family’s Creative Education Center

The Read with Me House and the Mafi Family’s Creative Education Center was established and allocated to the Institute for Research on the History of Children’s Literature by Sogand and Sogol Mafi in memory of their parents, Mr. and Mrs.…
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Book Packages as Farewell Gifts for Children in Brick-making Kilns of South Tehran  

By summer coming to an end, children from families of seasonal workers in brick-making kilns of south Tehran received book packages, a farewell gift from the Institute for Research on the History of Children's Literature, carrying memories…
Exhibition of Children’s Works in AshrafAbad CONEX-Library
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Exhibition of Children’s Works in AshrafAbad CONEX-Library

 Pouyesh Society held an exhibition of children’s works in relation with the Read with Me project in AshrafAbad CONEX-Library.This exhibition was held on 23 May 2017, 5 months after starting the project and includes children’s book…
Children performing Arash the Archer
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MahmoudAbad’s Theatre Group Performs Arash the Archer

A group of adolescent girls in the Supportive Education Center of MahmoudAbad performed the play Arash the Archer in the closing ceremony of this center.Children and adolescents presented their book-related activities and exhibited their…