Sunday, 12 April 2009

Jamaican Grandma tells of her lifelong affair with books

Author: Petrina Francis

Title: Grandma's forever love - 77-y-o tells of her lifelong affair with books

Source: Jamaica Gleaner

Date Published: Tuesday, April 7, 2009



Douglas last year outperformed her peers in the Jamaica Library Service's reading competition and walked away with the organisation's 60th anniversary prize in the 60-and-over category.

"I love reading from I was small. Reading gives a lot of information that you can't get from anywhere else," Douglas told The Gleaner last Friday during an interview at the St Thomas Parish Library, which she visits at least once every two weeks to borrow books.


Feature article on a septuagenarian patron of the public library that won the national reading competition in her category.

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