The Fisherman and His Wife

The children and staff at our Korle Gonno Community Library in Accra will be launching OCLF’s newest publication, The Fisherman and His Wife, a retelling of a Brothers Grimm tale written by Kathy Knowles and illustrated by Edmund Opare, on Thursday April 18, 2024 at 3pm. We will also be celebrating the Centenary of Efua Sutherland, a Ghanaian playwright, director, dramatist, author, poet, child advocate, and cultural activist. All are cordially invited!

If you are able to come kindly RSVP to kknowles@mymts.net

The Land of Plenty

Joana Felih (left), a longstanding librarian and a good cook, displays a page from The Land of Plenty, a Ghana-centric word book written by Kathy Knowles and illustrated by Toby Newsome. Justine Ativor, a colleague, is with her.

Live theatre at the Nima Centre

The Kathy Knowles Theatre Company and the House of Good News Foundation performed The Spirit of Adzido by Isaac Abban on April 2. The Centre’s Martin Adjei Legend directed the production.

World Colour Day

Our libraries celebrate March 21 to recognize the important role colour plays to make our world a better place.

Ishmael, OCLF’s newest publication

Ishmael, a Dangme/English board book, will arrive in Ghana soon. We will distribute copies to mothers attending family planning clinics in Ada West.