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World Book Day

By Lydia Barsawme

World Book Day is a yearly event, celebrated April 23rd, organized by UNESCO as a worldwide tribute to books and reading. It is a way to celebrate reading as well as fight against illiteracy. With 175 million adolescents in the world unable to read a single sentence, World Book Day is a way to raise awareness. More information about World Book Day and UNESCO

Of course we will celebrate World Book Day in IEGS Library as well! The day will feature an exhibition of the rarities from the library book collection, literature quiz and more.

Andrea Lundgren. Photo: Ylva Sundgren.

11:30 the author Andrea Lundgren will give a lecture and discuss writing with the students. Andrea Lundgren is the author of I tunga vintrars mage and Glupahungern. She is also working as a literary critic. The lecture will be in Swedish. If you don’t have class you are welcome to join us in the library!

More information about Andrea Lundgren


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