PROMOTING READING

The Rainbow Book Club encourages reading for personal and social development.

BUILDING SOCIETY

We believe that reading is one of the keys to creating an enlightened and self-empowering society.

DEVELOPING AFRICA

The Rainbow Book Club seeks to contribute to the development of African society by encouraging people to read.

Programmes

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Advocacy

Since 2005 the Rainbow Book Club has been involved in various Advocacy programmes to draw attention to the importance of reading to personal and national development…

Book Clubs

Since 2005 we have been involved in setting up and running book clubs for primary and secondary school children, as well as adults to encourage social interaction around books…

Libraries

Since 2009 we have developed libraries to bring good reading material to the host community and in particular to indigent communities…

Activities

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Reading & Writing Exercises

Since 2005 we have organised different exercises that help children and youth read and write better as there is a direct relation between these skills…

Author Readings & Book Presentations

Since 2005 we have held reading sessions with authors. They are usually the authors of our Book-of-the-month. These session have been hosted…

Book Exhibitions

Since 2013 we have carried the Nigerian flag high at International book fairs and exhibitions to promote Nigeria through its literature…

Projects

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Book Festivals

Rainbow has organised the Port Harcourt Book Festival, (formerly The Garden City Literary Festival) since its inception in 2008…

Port-Harcourt World Book Capital

The Rainbow Book Club collaborated with the Rivers State Government to bid for nomination as UNESCO World Book Capital City (WBCC) 2014…

Publications

We have produced 8 non-fiction books namely; Nigerian Literature, A Coat of Many Colours – an anthology of 50 writers in 50 years…

Join us for our monthly reading at Le Meridien, Ogeyi Place, 45 Tombia Street, G.R.A Phase II, Port Harcourt by 3pm every last Saturday of the month.

July 2017 Book of the Month

''Against the Run of Play'' by Olusegun Adeniyi

August 2017 Book of the Month

''Never Look an American in the Eye'' by Okey Ndibe

September 2017 Book of the Month

''Funny Men Cannot be Trusted'' by Tolu Akinyemi

News & Articles

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Stay Up-to-Date with the happenings in the RBC World

16 Aug
RBC News

ESSAYS ON ‘THE RIVERS STATE OF MY DREAMS’ – SHORTLISTED ENTRIES

In celebration of Children’s Day and the Rivers State Golden Jubilee in May, the Rainbow Book Club organised an essay competition for primary and secondary...
10 Aug
RBC News

HILARY CLINTON TO RELEASE A NEW BOOK TITLED WHAT HAPPENED

Hillary Clinton articulates and explains in a very open and sincere way what happened in a historical electoral battle with the present United States...
10 Aug
RBC News

NLNG ANNOUNCES SHORTLIST OF ELEVEN POETS

The Advisory Board for The Nigeria Prize for Literature, led by Emeritus Professor Ayo Banjo has announced an initial shortlist of eleven books, drawn from 184...
10 Aug
RBC News

RAINBOW BOOK CLUB REVIEWS AGAINST THE RUN OF PLAY by OLUSEGUN ADENIYI

OluSegun Adeniyi’s Against the Run of Play was the focus of the Rainbow Book Club monthly book reading that held on the 29th of July at Le Meridien, Ogeyi...
17 Jul
RBC News

RAINBOW BOOK CLUB TAKES A CLASS AT ALAKIJA’S ‘UNIVERSITY OF MARRIAGE’, REVIEWS ADENIYI’S ‘AGAINST THE RUN OF PLAY’

University of Marriage by the world’s richest black woman, Mrs. Folorunso Alakija, was the Rainbow Book Club Book-of-the-month for June. Single and married...
17 Jul
RBC News

BILL CLINTON CO-WRITES THRILLER NOVEL- THE PRESIDENT IS MISSING

Reminiscing on his time in the Oval Office, Former president Bill Clinton writes a thriller with best-selling author James Patterson titled The President Is...

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