National Book Trust of Uganda Donates 400 New Books

Support to Community Micro Libraries By Sophie Alal Deyu African received 400 new books from the National Book Trust of Uganda on Friday 6th September. Tom Muwanga, the office Assistant selected titles intended for young readers. Some of the titles include Can You Make a Bird? and Megan Went to Bed by Wendy Body. ‚ÄúThese…

Too Many Readers and Too Few Books

The birth of Community Micro Libraries By Sophie Alal September 21st was a gloriously sunny morning in Gulu. It had rained heavily the previous evening, and storm clouds continued to threaten the signing of an agreement between United Youth Entertainment and Deyu African. The conclusion of the agreement later in the afternoon gave UYE stewardship…

Books

By Sandra Aol Oh! All these books. You should see how my face looks, it is as if it had been held by hooks, exactly like those of crooks. But then, when I think about the cooks and the cleaners, who never had a chance at these books, I forget my looks, hooks, crooks, and…

Community Micro Libraries

Community Micro Libraries are little libraries that may exist in a trunk, a dresser or a secure little corner in a friendly house. The idea is to support reading for pleasure in the community. Reading enhances the appreciation of culture. Through the reading of fiction, poetry, scholarly writing, music and even posters, many people can…