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Sunday, October 04, 2015

Fresh perspectives

Now on my favourite blogs list: New York based stylist LaTonya Yvette // via Design Sponge
The perfect pineapple // via Design Sponge
I think its safe to say that this is one of the Most Influential Design Blogs
What do you think of the Wikipedia Loves Africa campaign?
Lupita Nyong'o on Broadway -- awesome interview also with Liesl Tommy and Danai Gurira!
Contemporary African thrift style = 2ManySiblings


Thursday, October 01, 2015

WORKSHOP: How to Build a Community Library


Today and tomorrow I'll be giving a workshop on how to build a community library at the Namibia Book Fair! The workshop will provide guidelines on how to collect suitable literature and display books, and manage access to neighbourhood libraries. It also aims to inspire volunteer librarians with tools on how to engage readers including starting book clubs, hosting public readings and using themes. It is FREE and open to youth, community leaders, parents and reading advocates.

Thursday 1 October 17.30 - 18.30 @ the Franco-Namibian Cultural Centre (118 Robert Mugabe Ave) with one of Namibia's most dedicated librarians Mariet Hayes from the Greenwell Matongo Community Library in Katutura. 

Friday 2 October 13.00 - 14.00 @ the Polytechnic of Namibia library (c/o Brahms & Haydn St Windhoek West) where I hope to engage with students. 


 The Namibia Book Fair is organised and initiated by the amazing Helvi Itenge Wheeler of Yambeka Education Trust.