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Young Rwandans trained to index national archives

Partner of the Rwanda Archive and Library Services Authority, Aegis Trust, has trained a team of young volunteers in indexing to help preserve and make accessible RALSA’s digitised archive of historical documents. The indexing process encompasses classifying, describing and ascribing a date to the digitised content. The training brought together 36 volunteers who were selected … Continued

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Third Annual Book and Reading Festival Kicks Off Across Rwanda

  Rwanda’s third annual Book and Reading Festival has kicked off today with the launch of a community library in Rulindo, Northern Province. Themed ‘Literacy for Self-Reliance’, the festival aims to promote a reading and writing culture, raise awareness about the role of libraries, and calls upon parents to instil a reading culture into their … Continued

Book and Reading Festival 2015

The Ministry of Sports and Culture through the Rwanda Library Services and its partners organised the Book and Reading Festival 2015. The theme of the festival was “Literacy for Self-Reliance”, or Dusome Duharanira kwigira in Kinyarwanda. The festival took place from 16-20 February 2015. The main purpose of the Book and Reading Festival was to promote and … Continued

International Literacy Day: Rwanda Library Services organizes reading promotion activities

Rwanda has joined the rest of the world this September 8th, 2014 in celebrating International Literacy Day. As promoters of literacy, Rwanda Library Services in partnership with Save the Children organized reading promotion activities at the library on 8th September 2014 and attended the Rwanda Reads General Assembly. 8th September 2014 Planned Activities: From 10:00am … Continued

Third Annual Book and Reading Festival Kicks Off Across Rwanda

16.02.2015 Rwanda’s third annual Book and Reading Festival has kicked off today with the launch of a community library in Rulindo, Northern Province. Themed ‘Literacy for Self-Reliance’, the festival aims to promote a reading and writing culture, raise awareness about the role of libraries, and calls upon parents to instill a reading culture into their … Continued