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Spot’s Garden: experiences from GhassemAbad Village Library

Spot’s Garden, a children’s book written by Eric Hill, is about a little dog who wants to protect his plants from birds. GhassemAbad Village Library’s librarian connected the concepts of this book to science, the environment, art and…

Read with Me Cooperates with Child Labor Association

Education has become a worldwide issue since the COVID-19 pandemic. At this point in time, many children have lost access to education and are facing difficulties. In Iran, children who faced limitations due to child labor or migration even…

Reading books on the International Day of Persons with Disabilities

An experience from a Read with Me library in GhassemAbad village, JiroftMahboubeh Ekhlasi, the tireless librarian of Sepehr Library, winner of Jabbar Baghtchban Award 2020, read-aloud the book “Susan Laughs” on the International…

My Forever Dress, an Experience in Jiroft

َA Read with Me promoter in Jiroft held an online read-aloud session, reading "My Forever Dress" to a group of children under 6 years old. She writes about this experience: "Today, I read-aloud the book "My Forever Dress" to a group of children…

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…

Read with Me on World Peace Day!

Activities on World Peace Day On September 21st, World Peace Day, Read with Me promoters had different plans prepared. In Rafsanjan, Kerman province, two promoters asked children to retrieve envelopes containing messages about peace from the…

A Little Girl’s Dream to Join a Library

A Little Girl's Dream to Join a Library Mozhdeh, a Read with Me ambassador, told us the tale of little girl who wished so strongly to join her library. This ambassador has continuously shown great enthusiasm in encouraging the children of…
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Jiroft Celebrates the Establishment of Three School Libraries

On 3-4 July 2019, Jiroft in Kerman Province, experienced the opening ceremony of three school libraries with the cooperation of Education Office experts and Jiroft City Hall authorities. Mozhdeh Palashi, an active Read with Me teacher in Houkerd…
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Sepehr Child-centered Library brings new light to the education of Kerman villages

GhassemAbad, an arid village in Kerman Province, has been struggling with drought and economic issues for years. With an agriculture-based economy, this village consists of houses in between fields and palm trees.Before Mehr-e-Taha Charity…
Max Velthuijs' "The frog and stranger" in Jiroft
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A Journey from Netherlands to Houkerd, Jiroft

One year after publishing the Dutch illustrator Max Velthuijs' "The frog and stranger" in Iran for Read with Me programme, now it is in Houkerd, a village of Jiroft, Kerman to share with children the meaning of cultural diversity and the importance…
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Twenty Schools in Sirjan joined the Read with Me project

In November 2015 twenty elementary schools and two high schools joined Read with Me project by the financial support of Meraj Andisheh Sirjan Cultural Institute and Sirjan Education Office. By starting the program the experts from the Institute…