Sharing stories at Sidmouth Library for World Book Month

Child reading. Picture: Getty Images

Child reading. Picture: Getty Images - Credit: Getty Images

Most people are familiar with World Book Day, held every year on March 5.

It is a day of events designed to celebrate the joy of reading, often by encouraging children to wear fancy dress based on their favourite fictional characters.

This year's theme is 'share a million stories', and instead of one day, the whole of March is World Book Month.

Sidmouth Library is coming on board, with a chance for children to come along and hear storytelling sessions, as well as talking about their favourite stories and authors.

First assistant Chloe Reynolds said: "At the library until Sunday, March 29, we want to share a story every day for 10 minutes.

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"Children of all ages are invited to come to the library between 4pm and 5pm on Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, and between 10am and 11am on Saturdays, to share a story with us, whether that's listening to a story read aloud or telling us about a book they've loved reading."

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