Calabar Book Club Launches School Library Project

In Breaking News, Education, Reports

By Maxwell Effiong

The Calabar Book Club has launched a project to revive the reading culture amongst teenagers and youths in Cross River State.

Tagged the “School Library Project,” the immediate goal is to create “a comfortable reading room in mostly public schools,” said Attah Ochinke, the Chairman, Board of Trustees of the Club, at the quarterly book review of the club held last Saturday in Calabar.

“We want rooms with basic things like chairs, tables and light where the students in Secondary Schools will go, not just to read for examinations but to read in order to unlock the knowledge that is locked in books among others,” Ochinke explained.

He said the club is willing to partner with individuals and organizations that want to either carry out such a project in their alma mata or adopt a school respectively.

Books, tables, chairs and cash donations, he said, are welcomed.

Founded by Justina Ovat, the club aims at promoting intellectual interaction within the immediate community and the larger society.

Editor’s Note: As part of our contribution to the project, kindly reach out to Mrs Ovat on 08094435279 to make your donation or drop books at CrossRiverWatch head office, at 2, Ndidem Usang-Iso road Calabar. Also, you can send an email to crossriverwatch1@gmail.com

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