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.

October 2017 Book of the Month

''Zapp!: The Lightning of Empowerment'' by Jeff Cox and William C. Byham

November 2017 Book of the Month

''What Happened'' by Hillary Rodham Clinton

December 2017 Book of the Month

''Christmas in Nigeria'' published by Zaccheus Onumba Dibiaezue Memorial Libraries

News & Articles

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15 Feb
Rainbow Recomended Reading - RBC News

RAINBOW RECOMMENDED READING

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15 Feb
RBC News

RECAP OF 2017 PROGRAMMES

ENCOURAGING READING, WRITING AND PUBLIC SPEAKING          The Rainbow Book Club organized an essay competition in celebration of the Rivers State...
22 Dec
RBC News

PUBLIC PRESENTATION OF NO COUNTRY FOR COLD MEN by DEMILADE ADEYEMI

No Country For Cold Men is the debut work of 20- year- old Demilade Adeyemi, a Law student at the London School of Economics. This book is the story of a boy...
22 Dec
RBC News

A RAINBOW CHRISTMAS

Tales of 'Christmas in Nigeria' It was a joyful day at the Rainbow Book Club December reading and award ceremony which held on the 16th of December. The...
22 Dec
RBC News - Uncategorized

RAINBOW BOOK CLUB BECOMES AN OFFICIAL UNESCO CLUB

The partnership between the Rainbow Book Club and UNESCO contributed to the emergence of Port Harcourt as UNESCO World Book Capital 2014. Although the Rainbow...
21 Dec
RBC News - Uncategorized

A RAINBOW CHRISTMAS

DECEMBER READING- 16TH OF DECEMBER 2017 To round off the year, our December reading will focus on the magic of Christmas. It will be a family affair, where we...

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