Monthly Archives: October 2015

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

Literacy Day celebrated in Rwanda

15.09.2014 Kigali, 13 August 2014 This week Rwanda joined the rest of the world to celebrate International Literacy Day under the theme “Stand Up for Literacy”. The week included different activities to promote a reading culture through competitions, public lectures and awareness raising. “Each year the world highlights the importance of literacy by celebrating International … Continued

Rwanda Library Services organises reading competition

05.10.2015 In a bid to sensitize children to develop a reading culture, Rwanda Library Services organized a reading competition for the children aged between 10 and 12 years old which will be conducted on 3dr October, 2012 at Kigali Public Library. This competition intended to encourage children to read not only for competition but also … Continued