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General News of Sunday, 20 January 2019


'I Pledge to be a reader' - Campaign by Ghana Library Authority

'I pledge to be a Reader' is free to join 'I pledge to be a Reader' is free to join

The Ghana Library Authority (GhLA), an agency of the Ministry of Education, has declared 2019 as a year of reading for Ghanaians who love to read and aspire to be great readers.

Stressing on the benefits, GhLA said the initiative is to enable readers have a strong reading lifestyle and also motivate people who find difficulty in reading.

The theme for this year’s reading campaign dubbed “I pledge to be a Reader” will be circulated on all social media handle to make it easier for people who wish to be part of agenda.

Read below the full statement from GhLA:

Ghana Library Authority (GhLA) has declared 2019, a Year of Reading. As part of effort to sensitize Ghanaians to build a reading culture and encourage them to be readers, GhLA is initiating “I pledge to be a Reader” campaign on Social Media.

To participate,

1. Upload your picture

2. Copy and paste the write up below

3. Nominate at least 5 friends to take part in the campaign

4. And Tag @ghanalibraries on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram


My name is (YOUR NAME)

Readers are Leaders

Readers are Knowledgeable

I join Ghana Library Authority @ghanalibraries in its Year of Reading
And I pledge to read everyday

I nominate (NAMES) to also make a pledge to be a Reader in 2019.


Ghana Library Authority wishes to encourage all citizens to be part of this campaign.

A reading nation is a winning nation