Right To Read is a collaborative cross-government initiative that provides a nationally coordinated framework for literacy support and reading development in all local authorities. It is funded primarily by local authorities and implemented through Right To Read Action Plans in each city and county. Right To Read supports literacy development for individuals, families and children and provides core services, resources and initiatives for a range of user groups.
Sligo County Library’s Right To Read Action Plan for 2018 includes a wide range of initiatives which are aimed at children and families such as ‘Spring Into Storytime’, ‘Summer Stars’ and Childrens Book Festival. It also includes services to both primary and second level schools schools. There will be a particular focus in 2018 on ideas for family reading activities: