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Reading & Libraries in an Internet World | Elizabeth Muller | TEDxPortElizabeth
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Added Aug 8, 2016
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Elizabeth Muller, a retired librarian extols the virtues of reading. While Reading attaches meaning to words, Children can discover what interests them, explore far away places, improve confidence and ambition through reading in a library.

Mrs Elizabeth Muller was the head of the Uitenhage Town library until 2009. She was responsible for most of the education programs during the school holidays. And she was also selected to represent Nelson Mandela Bay at a conference for Librarians worldwide in Sweden. She is also the co-founder of the annual Uitenhage Chess Festival now in it's 12th year.

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