Books To Be Donated For ‘World Book Day’

February 28, 2019 | 0 Comments

Nikita Robinson of The Ladies Room on Hott1075 is inviting the public to read at a nursery, preschool or to a primary school reading class to help celebrate World Book Day 2019, which is just a week away.

“1,344 books will be delivered to 39 pre/nursery schools throughout the Island in celebration of World Book Day. In addition, 18 public primary school reading classes and Public Middle and High school libraries, will be receiving books as well,” Ms Robinson explained.

She noted that World Book Day is her favorite day of the year where the “love of literacy is spread from one end of the island to the other by community sponsors and volunteers.”

This year BEN – Bermuda Education Network has lent their support by retrieving specific book request from each of the public primary schools.

It’s not too late to participate: There are 3 pre-schools available for sponsorship or 130 books to be purchased. There are 16 public primary school reading classes available for sponsorship. The book lists are posted at Brown & Co. Book Donations or gift cards can be purchased for our Public Middle and High School Libraries. To donate, just go to or call Brown & co at 279-5443 to purchase your favorite book or books to deposit in the book bin for the school of your choice.

Ms Robinson said, “Please help me in sending thank-you[s] to our wonderful community sponsors that are helping to share the love of reading on Thursday March 7th: Premier David Burt, Minister Diallo Rabain, Minister Zane DeSilva, MP Michael Weeks, MP Tinee Furbert, MP Michael Dunkley, Green Family [Hamilton Princess & Beach Club], Cyril Whitter [IML], Smith Technologies, Lindo’s, JEMMS, Renaissance Re, Inter-Island Communications, Janet & Tiffany Durham, Marlene Taylor, Paynter’s Towing, Kiwanis Club of Hamilton, The Smith family, Options Electrical Limited, Queen Beez, Southampton Parish Council, Kleita Pitcher, Department of Child & Family Services, Traci Burgess & Hashim, Lifestyle Co. Ltd, One Communications, Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Incorporated, Hunt’s Food & Supplies, The Continental Society of Bermuda and Security Associates Bermuda.

If you are interested in purchasing books, contact Brown & Co 279-5443. And if you are interested in reading, please contact Nikita@hott1075bermuda.com or just call the school nearest you to participate.

World Book Day Bermuda March 2019

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