Year of Reading is nationwide initiative of Ghana Library Authority with support of the Ministry of Education, under the theme ‘Reading for Progress’. The yearlong campaign to promote a culture of reading and reignite Ghana’s passion for literature will be launched on 19th February 2019 by the First Lady of the Republic of Ghana, H.E Mrs. Rebecca Akufo-Addo and the Deputy Minister of Education, Hon Dr. Yaw Osei Adutwum.
The Year long activity is set out under five objectives:
Promoting literacy and life-long learning
Introducing new access points for the public to engage with GhLA libraries
Creating an enabling environment for learning across public library network
Improving book collection
Increasing accessibility to reading materials through technology
Ghana Library Authority has developed varied materials to help parents, schools, and corporations to promote reading.