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 (RBC) 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 every last Saturday of the month at 2pm. Check this space for announcement of monthly venue.

April 2017 Book of the Month

"And after many days" by Jowhor Ile

May 2017 Book of the Month

17 Secrets of High Flying Students by FELA DUROTOYE

June 2017 Book of the Month

UNIVERSITY OF MARRIAGE by FOLORUNSO ALAKIJA

News & Articles

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

9 Apr
RBC News

Rainbow Book Club Remembers Derek Walcott and Buchi Emecheta

At its March reading, the Rainbow Book Club paid tribute to the memory of Derek Walcott and Buchi Emecheta who passed on in January and March respectively....
9 Apr
RBC News

Rainbow Book Club Celebrates the International Women’s Day

International Women’s Day (IWD) is set aside to celebrate women’s achievement each year on March 8. The 2017 IWD Global Theme is “Women in the Changing...
30 Mar
RBC News

RAINBOW AT INTERNATIONAL FESTIVAL MANAGEMENT TRAINING

The British Council and the Federal Ministry of Information and Culture organised a 2-day training for festival managers around Africa. Rainbow Book Club...
30 Mar
RBC Articles

OKOLI UGOCHI’S VIEWS ON THE BOOK, THE SMART MONEY WOMAN by ARESE UGWU

The Smart Money Woman by Arese Ugwu is a highly educative and informative book which teaches its readers to manage their finances by telling the story of an...
30 Mar
RBC Articles

THE SMART MONEY WOMAN: A GUIDE TO FINANCIAL FREEDOM by Fortune Alvan

I must admit that despite the attractive book cover, I was not sure what to expect from The Smart Money Woman. My reasons where simple. First, I had never...
29 Mar
RBC News

THE ASSOCIATION OF NIGERIAN AUTHORS (ANA) 2017 INTERSECONDARY SCHOOLS COMPETITION/WORLD POETRY DAY

L-R: Chairman Association of Nigerian Authors (ANA), Mr Uzo Nwamara representing Prof. Joseph Ajienka and RSTV Keynote Speaker and…Pastor Dafin ….,...

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