Libraries to be made conducive to attract youth – Authority

Koforidua, Dec 2,
GNA – The Chief Executive Officer of Ghana Library (GhLA), Mr Hayford
Siaw, has claimed just one of the Authority’s essential objective for 2019 is to make certain
library areas are more and inviting for young persons.

This, he said shaped
portion of the factors why GhLA declared 2019 as the “year of reading” to the
fascination in looking through, which the Authority aims at achieving via
guidance from companions and staff.

Mr Siaw stated this at
the inauguration of the renovated Japanese Regional Children’s Library in

The children’s’
library is envisioned to ensure that children who frequented the facility had been
treated with new paintings and art functions, with new furniture furnished at
children’s corner stocked with toys, 
photographs and guides for young children at the pre-college level and previously mentioned.

The library been given
2,725 new textbooks donated by Book Support Intercontinental, a United Kingdom based mostly
organisation, which supports in Africa and close to the environment with

Mr Siaw indicated
that the children’s corner at the library would help them in expertise
acquisition and make them adapt to the library strategy at the early stage of

The Japanese Regional
Librarian, Mr Evans Korletey-Teye, explained library as the very best location for youngsters
during their leisure time and that it was sensible for dad and mom to entrust
their wards to libraries, specially during vacations.

“I know each and every
little one would like to be related with this facility due to the elevation and
transformation that has taken place listed here,” he extra.           

He commended E-book
Assist International and the volunteers from RELX for their donation and education
presented to Liberians at the children’s library.

The Chief Govt
Officer, Guide Support International, Ms Allison Tweed explained her outfit was
appreciative to be aspect of the launch of the initial children’s corner in Ghana.

She urged the
kids to browse and make good use of the library, “because the library was a
location to get much more expertise and understanding”.

A Representative
from United Kingdom RELX Group, Ms Yvonne Phillips, reported they experienced arrive to provide
the neighborhood by painting, shelving publications and instructing the youngsters.


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