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22 November 2019

Reading Friends Winter: Session Idea

A plan for a winter themed Reading Friends session including things to read, look at and talk about.

22 November 2019

Reading Friends Winter: Session Resource Pack

This pack provides further materials to use alongside the session idea Winter.

22 November 2019

Reading Friends Branding Guidelines

Use the Reading Friends branding guidelines alongside our programme logos. It also contains information about our fonts and colours.

22 November 2019

Reading Friends project plan

Keep your Reading Friends project on track day-to-day with this editable plan for your key milestones.

21 November 2019

Reading Friends Tone of Voice Guidelines

Use the Reading Friends tone of voice guidelines for reference when preparing written materials such as social media posts.

21 November 2019

Reading Friends Volunteer Training

Access to the volunteer training modules. Access Training (Login required)

21 November 2019

Reading Friends project starter checklist

A handy checklist of things you’ll need to consider when setting up a new Reading Friends project.

20 November 2019

Reading Friends risk assessment

A useful tool to help think through, record and reduce any risks involved in delivering Reading Friends.

19 November 2019

Reading Friends logo (England & NI)

Download the Reading Friends logo for publicity of your Reading Friends projects. Please refer to our branding guidelines on usage.

18 November 2019

Reading Friends Logo- White out version (England & NI)

Download the Reading Friends logo for publicity of your Reading Friends projects. Please refer to our branding guidelines on usage.

17 November 2019

Reading Friends logo (Scotland)

Download the Reading Friends logo for publicity of your Reading Friends projects. Please refer to our branding guidelines on usage.

16 November 2019

Reading Friends Logo- White out version (Scotland)

Download the Reading Friends logo for publicity of your Reading Friends projects. Please refer to our branding guidelines on usage.

10 November 2019

The Reading Agency Logo

Download The Reading Agency logo for publicity of your Reading Friends projects. Please refer to our branding guidelines on usage.

07 November 2019

Reading Friends How to Set Up Your Volunteers on Online Training

We’ve changed the look of this resource to make it friendlier. You can continue to use the older version if that’s easier for you! Please let us know your feedback.

06 November 2019

Reading Friends The Lost Words: Session Resource Pack

This pack provides further materials to use alongside the session idea The Lost Words.

06 November 2019

Reading Friends The Lost Words: Session Idea

A plan for a themed Reading Friends session including things to read, look at, and talk about for ‘the lost words’ book by Robert MacFarlane and Jackie Morris.

05 November 2019

Reading Friends The First Moon Landing 1969: session idea

A plan for a themed Reading Friends session including things to read, look at, and talk about.

05 November 2019

Reading Friends Wonders of Space: Session Idea

A plan for a themed Reading Friends session including things to read, look at, and talk about.

05 November 2019

Reading Friends Wonders of Space: Session Resource Pack

It provides further activities alongside the session plans The First Moon Landing 1969 and The Wonders of Space.

05 November 2019

Reading Friends dementia information resource

This resource has information and advice to make your Reading Friends sessions dementia friendly. Give to volunteers if needed.

04 November 2019

Reading Friends Reading Aloud

Find out about the many benefits of reading aloud in your Reading Friends groups and elsewhere.

03 November 2019

Reading Friends: engaging with blind or partially sighted people

Helpful guide to making Reading Friends sessions inclusive.

03 November 2019

Reading Friends group session tips

Hints and tips for running a great Reading Friends session.

01 November 2019

Reading Friends communications calendar 2019

Lots of useful dates to help theme sessions, inspire activities and promote Reading Friends.

08 October 2019

Reading Friends stroke information resource

Information and advice to make your Reading Friends sessions suitable for someone who has experienced stroke.

11 September 2019

Reading Friends Poetry Karaoke for National Poetry Day 2019

A step-by-step guide in running a Poetry Karaoke event for National Poetry Day and beyond.

11 September 2019

Reading Friends National Poetry Day Toolkit 2019

Share with your volunteers this National Poetry Day toolkit 2019 for tips, advice and ideas for running poetry events and sessions.

04 August 2019

Reading Friends dementia-friendly spaces

Information and advice in making dementia-friendly spaces for your Reading Friends sessions.

04 August 2019

Reading Friends Matching Questionnaire

You can use this to match up your Reading Friends and Reading Friends volunteers by their interests.

12 July 2019

Reading Friends Digital Signage Editable

Promote Reading Friends on any screen. Add local details on this editable version. There’s also a generic version.