Meet Vida, a confirmed bookworm!
She recently celebrated her 91st birthday and still enjoys life to the maximum - her favourite pastime is reading picture books, closely followed by being read to by her support team. Because reading the books is keeping her mind stimulated and active and she gets so much from them, the team (Joanne, Shirley, Michelle, Mike C, Michael K, Ewelina, Rahila, Davie, Dawn, Celia and Terri) have decided to help Vida to set up a library of picture books in her own front room.
She is hoping to open the library up to other customers after lockdown, when they can come and borrow the books from her library.
Can you help Vida's dream to come true?
Do you have any picture books you don't need any more which you could donate to this amazing cause?
When we shared Vida's story in September's newsletter, WeBuyBooks and Rossendale Little Community Libraries contacted us and have made a very generous donation to start Vida's library growing! We'd like to say a big thank you to them.
Vida loves reading; it clearly makes her happy and stimulates her, and she has started talking more with everyone around her since she started sharing the books with her support team.
We'll keep you up to date with the progress of Vida's library and if you'd like to donate books, or have any questions, please contact Fiona at firstname.lastname@example.org.