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.

Rainbow Recommended Reading

APRIL 2018

Rainbow Recommended Reading

MAY 2018

Rainbow Recommended Reading

MAY 2018

News & Articles

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

1 Jun
RBC News

RAINBOW BOOK CLUB AT THE 2018 KIDFEST WITH SPAN:APAPA AMUSEMENT PARK

The Rainbow Book Club began its 3 days collaboration with the Society for the Performing Arts in Nigeria (SPAN) for it’s KIDFEST to celebrate the 2018...
8 May
RBC News

BOOK BANTERS ON THE PRESSURE COOKER

Nkriu Olumide-Ojo, author of a newly released book- The Pressure Cooker, held a book chat in Port Harcourt at BookVille World on the 21st of April. The author...
8 May
RBC News

RAINBOW BOOK CLUB MEETS OXFORD UNIVERSITY

On the 10th of April, David Pratten, Professor at the African Studies Centre of Oxford University, with his team of researchers visited the Rainbow Book Club...
27 Apr
RBC News - Uncategorized

RAINBOW LEADS A READING REVIVAL by OLIVE OBIOMA

His Excellency VP Osinbajo and Mrs Kalango (founder Rainbow Book Club) pose with the excited children of L.E.A Primary School, Life Camp, Abuja after a...
24 Apr
RBC News

VICE PRESIDENT YEMI OSINBAJO READS TO CHILDREN ON WORLD BOOK DAY

To celebrate the 2018 UN World Book and Copyright Day, the Rainbow Book Club ran her ‘NIGERIA READS’ Programme at the L.E.A Primary School, Life Camp,...
22 Apr
RBC News

NIGERIA READS! 2018

To celebrate the World Book and Copyright Day, the Rainbow Book Club (RBC) is organizing a reading programme in Abuja on the 23rd of April 2018.  His...

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