1) To advance a culture of literacy in the home by encouraging families to read together for pleasure and talk about a book by providing advice and assistance and materials to support shared reading activities; and
2) To promote and protect good health and wellbeing by using reading as a means of mitigating stress and
increasing communication and good family relationships, particularly following separation due to training, deployment, postings and mobility
Kingston Upon Thames
RF is a simple, fun, free family shared reading initiative for Service families, Reservists, Cadets, Veterans and injured service personnel – spouses and partners, pre-school children through to young adults, extended family and grandparents.
We provide free books and special scrapbooks and encourage Service families to form an informal book group with their family and friends; choose, read, talk about a book, and fill in the free scrapbook.