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It takes a village to keep libraries alive

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March, 23rd 2018
The Library and Information Association of South Africa (LIASA) celebrates South African Library Week from 19-25 March 2018 with the theme, Libraries: Heart of the Community. SA Library Week was initiated in 2001 by LIASA to be a commemorative period recognised by government for all types of libraries across the country to market their services. This development was partially due to joint ventures, partnerships,...
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The importance of storytelling to a child

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March, 9th 2018
The Importance of Storytelling to a Child By: Adelia Davis Childhood is all about exploration and discovery. These two major components of early development come in small, simple ways, like a baby touching their toes for the first time, as well as monumental moments, like a child taking their first steps. Caregivers and children cherish these little victories, because they pinpoint growth. Opportunities to explore don’t...
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Pioneers of Mother Language

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February, 21st 2018
21 February is International Mother Language - observed since Feb 2000 to promote awareness of linguistic and cultural diversity and multilingualism. 2018 theme is : “Linguistic diversity and multilingualism count for sustainable development."   To celebrate this day we would like to pay homage to Africans who have made a significant contribution to the development of South African literature in all official languages..​ Here is a list...
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