Books and Breakfast for Australian Reading Hour
Bring your favourite book for breakfast at the Library with author and storyteller extraordinaire, Glenn Swift, to celebrate Australian Reading Hour.
Get involved and be part of a short video to encourage others to pick up a book.
- Reading relieves stress more quickly than listening to music, going for a walk or having a cup of tea.
- Children who know adults who read for pleasure learn to value reading.
- Reading a gripping novel causes positive biological changes in the brain that can last for days.
- Readers of narrative fiction display significantly more empathy than other groups.