Sharing the Joy of Reading with an African Child
for 25 years


Ghana Libraries Celebrate 25 Successful Years, Bookbird: A Journal of International Children’s Literature, Deborah Cowley, Issue 4/2015.

The African Libraries Lady, Winnipeg Free Press, Doug Speirs, January 18, 2012.

Giving Back: Promoting literacy for children, Globe and Mail, Paul Waldie, October 28, 2011.

Transformational Canadian Lauded for Work in Ghana, Government of Canada, March 2011.

City’s ‘African libraries lady’ in select group, Winnipeg Free Press, Maureen Scurfield, February 25, 2011.

Kathy Knowles spreads the written word in Africa, Globe and Mail, Nick Rockel, December 14, 2010.

IBBY-Asahi Reading Promotion Award celebrates 20 years of bringing books to children , Asahi Shimbun, Yukiko Sazanami, October 19, 2010.

Blog by Beth Cramer as she shares her experience as a volunteer with OCLF libraries, May 2010.

Planting Seeds to Read, Winnipeg Free Press, Kevin Rollason, February 27, 2010.

New Directions for Children’s Libraries in Africa: Publishing for Early Readers, abstract by Kathy Knowles for the IFFL Conference in Quebec City, August 2008.

Blog from News and Roots Afroculture by Adwoa, April 12, 2008