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Austrian Book Club for Young People

Address Mayerhofgasse 6
 1040 Wien
E-Mail: info@buchklub.at
Internet: http: / / www.buchklub.at
Phone: +43 1 505 17 54
Fax: +43 1 505 17 54-50

Logo_of_the_Austrian_Book_Club_for_Young_PeopleReading today is a basic necessity, which opens up the world around us day to day. It is the responsibility of the Book Club to encourage young people to learn to read and to bring to them the joys of literature. The Book Club is the largest reading organisation in Austria with 400,000 young people from the age of 3 to 18 as members, 6,000 honorary consultants at all schools and about 50 free lance and regular employees. The Book Club is a non-political literature and reading network for the benefit of the public and with social commitments. It is comprehensible as a publisher and seller of media for the young and of reading promotion products („Buchklub Verlags- und MedienvertriebsgmbH“) and a service facilitiy for reading promotion and instruction, based on 60 years of experience, competence and high demand on quality. Products, Projects and Services: Child and Youth Media, Book Recommendations, Easier Reading: (instructive reading materials and courses as well as a large scale advisory service to mediators, e.g. teachers, parents and librarians), Projects and Events concerning Reading and Books. The Book Club offers reading initiatives throughout Austria and also promotes publicity for books and reading in cooperation with partners.

Project:    Reading Partners (reading project in Austria)