The Children's Lending Library, Florence, Italy

Book Reading for young Teens

Sue helped the kids translate popular songs in English to Italian and they also got to read a bit of Nancy Drew as they had never read them before.


The younger children kept themselves busy by reading their own books.


World Read Aloud Day

Angie reading a book on World Read Aloud Day. The kids enjoyed drawing pictures while Angie read out a chapter book.



In the press!

We got mentioned in this month’s edition of The Florentine.


Book reading – 11-Feb-17- Valentine’s day special.

It was Valentine’s day book reading in the library today. Angie read a book for three eager children.


Little Gobo also decided to join in the fun too.


We colored Valentine day cards.



We now have a new Reader’s choice section where our little and not so little readers have picked their books and written reviews.


We now look forward to the book reading for World Read Aloud day.

Monthly Events – February 2017


feb.pngVolunteer meeting      10-Feb-17 . (10:30 am – 12:00)  Please feel free to join us, new volunteers are welcome any time.

Monthly book reading    11-Feb-17 (10:00 am – 12:00) 

Book reading for World read aloud day 16-Feb-2017 (04:00 pm – 06:00 pm)


Book reading for young teens  25-Feb-17 (10:00 am – 12:00)

Book Reading – 28/01/2017

Instead of the usual English classes on the second Saturday of the month, we had a book reading for the International Holocaust day.

The book that was read was “Terrible Things

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Book Reading – January 2017

We had our January book reading today where we read Mr.Grumpy. The five children that came had good fun enjoying the book reading, making puppets of other Mr.Men / Little Miss characters and we also got to watch Mr. Mean on the laptop.


Coloring time


With our finished puppets


Engrossed in watching Mr.Mean

Monthly Events – January 2017


JanEventsMain.jpgVolunteer meeting      13-Jan-17 . (10:30 am – 12:00)  Please feel free to join us, new volunteers are welcome any time.

Monthly book reading    14-Jan-17 (10:00 am – 12:00)

Book reading for the International Holocaust day (instead of the Free English lessons) for children of all ages   28-Jan-17 (10:00 am – 12:00)

Book readings – December

There were a couple of book readings this month. One in the second Saturday of December and one for the French school students.

Children playing a game of Dreidel  after the book reading on Hanukkah.





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