Monthly Archives: October 2014

The Bookery opens 40th Library at Ummangaliso

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On Friday 31st October Ummangaliso Public Primary School became the 40th recipient of a Bookery library, and we celebrated with an extremely entertaining and memorable opening at the school. We were treated to a great show of dance and singing by learners from the school. Speeches from UCT Professor C. Soudien, Western Cape Education Minister […]

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Opening of first Bookery library in Eastern Cape

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The Bookery opened its very first Eastern Cape based school library at Buchule Tech High School on Friday 17th October. This is now the 2nd library opened outside of the Western Cape, and we are very expectant of more to come soon as we look to expand further into the country. This was just one […]

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Pay It Forward Charity Event huge success

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The talks were opened by The Bookery’s Project Development Officer, Jonny Wilkinson. The buzzing guest speaker Madge ‘The Sunflower’ du Preez set flight with an interactive talk. It was amplified by other guest speakers including D.A.D. founder Eddie Andrews, Pigeon Pie founder Marwaan Sasman, entrepreneur & Good Hope FM show host Loyiso ‘DJ Loyd’ Mdebuka, […]

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Nal’ibali Training for our Library Assistants

On Monday 6th October, 30 Library Assistants filled a training room in the Humanities Post Graduate Building at UCT for a  Nal’ibali Reading for Enjoyment Orientation Workshop. The Nal’ibali Campaign is all about Reading for Enjoyment and so the Library Assistants participated in fun activities, sang songs, listened to and read stories, and thereby acquiring […]

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Pay It Forward Charity Event

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The Pay It Forward Charity Event on Saturday, 6 September 2014 at the Marimba Restaurant at the Cape Town International Convention Centre was an uplifting success. The motivational talks from accomplished speakers from different industries achieved the aim of the event, which was to inspire the pupils in attendance. The talks were opened by The […]

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