Today is World Book Day - Children across Tamworth are dressing up as their favourite book characters in school, they're encouraged to read and will be given a book token which can be exchanged in a book shop or supermarket for a brand new book.
There are loads available, for children at varying spectrums of reading skills. There's also a bunch of books being dropped to £1 especially for World Book Day. From Hubert Horatio, to the little bookworms there's something for every child.
I was also pleased to see Ankerside's stay and play team getting involved for children of nursery age. Running a Mad Hatter's tea party, with story telling from the Tamworth Lit Fest team it seems that fun was had by all.
Reading is a hobby which never goes out of fashion, there's always something new to explore, learn and enjoy. For those a bit older who would like to stick to a reading habit, Tamworth Book Club meets regularly at the Albert, their next meeting is March 26th at 8pm so do pop down and join in!