Read with Me Library Activities during the Pandemic

Read with Me librarians haven’t forgotten about children during the pandemic. Children’s mental and social well-being is one of their main concerns which is why they work towards counteracting the damage done by the closure of schools, libraries…

Story of a Child-centered Library Longing for Children to Visit

In late autumn, one of the teachers at Nabovvat Elementary School, a school in the marginal regions of Tehran, joined the Read with Me program through the One Teacher, One Classroom, One Library campaign. She requested the establishment of a…

Reading Promotion from Home – an experience in Sarpol-e Zahab

Read with Me Libraries have been closed due to the Covid-19 outbreak, and consequently members lost access to books. However, Read with Me promoters did not sit idly. Given the restrictions, they still tried to continue their activities for…
Read with Me in Flooded Regions of Iran

Read with Me in Flooded Regions of Iran

Introduction Since the beginnings of the series of destructive floods all over Iran in spring 2019, Read with Me experts have been attempting to evaluate the possibilities and conditions to organize a program for helping flooded regions, utilizing…

Read with Me Libraries in 2019

The role of libraries in strengthening the bonds of children with books has been of utmost importance to the Read with Me program. Therefore, classroom libraries have been an inseparable part of every project regardless of region or circumstances.…

Read with Me Activities During Coronavirus Outbreak, March 2020

Read with Me At Home By the end of February 2020, schools and kindergartens in Iran were closed due to the Coronavirus outbreak, disconnecting teachers and the students in the centers where the Read with Me project was implemented. Beside the…

We Grow Up Too, Just Like Little Tad

Book Name: Little Tad Grows Up, by Giuliano Ferri Location: Read-aloud session at home, Caravan Village, Qeshm Island, Hormozgan Province Date: March 2020New Year is approaching and it’s time for cleaning and tidying the house. My…

A Brief Look at One Teacher, One Classroom, One Library Campaign in 2019

One Teacher, One Classroom, One Library campaign is a subcategory of the Read with Me program that is being implemented with the collaboration of the Read with Me Fan Club, a group of volunteers supporting and promoting the Read with Me program.…

Let’s Save Mother Nature: activities on national recyclable resources week

National Recyclable Resources Week can is a great opportunity to engage in environmental activities. Reading and book-related activities are appropriate means of teaching the importance of protecting trees and jungles, rivers and seas, recycling…

Letter from a Father

The Read with Me team received a letter from a father of two young members of Madar "Read with Me" Library in Jiroft. The importance of families in reading promotion is one of the foundations of the Read with Me program. Quality children’s…

Why Wash My Hands? health education through reading books

Why Wash My Hands? health education through book readingThe importance of health education among children and adolescents has become clear ever since the coronavirus outbreak. In this situation, adults have to be careful not to create a…

Why Am I Here: The Big Question Read-aloud

Why Was I Born? The Big Question Read-aloud“You are here to kiss the clouds.” This is what the pilot says when asked the big question. In “The Big Question”, people and things are faced with this big question: why are you here?…

Read with Me in the Flooded Regions of Sistan and Balouchestan

This January, flood devastated one of the most deprived regions of Iran, Sistan and Balouchestan Province. As of all the traumatic events of the past, Read with Me asked volunteers to cooperate in making shelters, reading books and assuaging…

Mothers Cooperate on Read-aloud Week

Mothers Cooperate on Read-aloud WeekRead with Me believes in the pivotal role of families in developing social and emotional skills in children. Therefore, on Read-aloud Week, Read with Me centers involved families, especially mothers, in…

A Bird Nest for Winter: experiences on International Animal Rights Day

Books with environmental themes and living values have been chosen by the Read with Me program to impart these concepts with children around Iran. Accordingly, librarians at Gouriyeh Read with Me Library, have shared their experience of reading…

Please be kind to animals: experiences on International Animal Rights Day

Javanroud Read with Me Library experiencesThe librarians at Javanroud Read with Me Library planned an interesting activity on International Animal Rights Day. Educating children to care for the environment and imparting living values to…

A Creative Promoter Travels to Bashagard Villages

Zahra is a creative reading promoter and volunteer who joined the Read with Me program through the “One Teacher, One Library, One Classroom” campaign in March 2019. She has been travelling to Bashagard villages in Hormozgan province with…

Elmer Finds New Friends: Read with Me tutors on the effects of reading

Elmer Finds New Friends: Read with Me tutors on the effects of reading The influence of Elmer the Patchwork Elephant on children from different regions of Iran has proved time and time again how by choosing a quality book, one can indirectly…