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

AUGUST 2019

Rainbow Recommended Reading

AUGUST 2019

Rainbow Recommended Reading

AUGUST 2019

News & Articles

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

8 Aug
RBC News

RAINBOW BOOK CLUB AT THE LAGOS BOOK FIESTA

On the 23rd of July, the 2nd Annual Lagos Book Fiesta- 'Profiles at the Lagoon' held at Freedom Park, Lagos. This outing was a gathering of writers and...
8 Aug
RBC News

RAINBOW BOOK CLUB AT THE CORA-NLNG BOOK PARTY

Koko Kalango with  Adaobi Nwaubani (One of the authors on the longlist for the Nigeria Prize for Literature   The 11 longlisted writers for...
8 Aug
RBC News

THE RAINBOW PRIZE FOR LITERATURE

  The Rainbow Prize for Literature furthers the objective of the Rainbow Book Club to promote reading for personal and national...
8 Aug
RBC News

THE RAINBOW SHORT STORY COMPETITION 2019 – WINNERS SENIOR CATEGORY (AGE 13-16)

We are pleased to announce  the results of  our maiden short story competition for our ‘Rainbow Writers’ Award. This exercise seeks to discover,...
8 Aug
RBC News

THE RAINBOW PRIZE FOR LITERATURE

We are happy to announce the Rainbow Prize for Literature. This award furthers the objective of the Rainbow Book Club to promote reading for personal and...
8 Aug
RBC News

RAINBOW BOOK CLUB AT THE NIGERIA INTERNATIONAL BOOK FAIR

Sarah Amakhabi of the Rainbow Book Club was at the Nigerian International Book Fair which held 7th to 12th May, 2019 at the University of...

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