Savremena’s Virtual Literary Club Encourages Creativity and Love for Reading

/ / Blog / June 3, 2024

Savremena’s Virtual Literary Club Encourages Creativity and Love for Reading

Savremena’s Virtual Literary Club Inspires Students Through Various Projects and Competitions

Savremena’s virtual literary club was established with the intention of informing students about all literary, visual, video, and audio competitions, as well as interesting reading recommendations. The true aim of the club is to encourage children in reading, writing, and developing creative and imaginative energy.

Activities and Participation in Projects

So far, students have participated in numerous projects and competitions organized by various institutions, including Prijatelji dece Voždovac, Prijatelji dece Novi Beograd, Fondacija Ršum, SKZ, Dečiji kulturni centar Beograd, as well as many elementary and high schools.

One of the recent projects in this school year was “Čitam, pa šta?” (“I Read, So What?”), which has been ongoing for nine years. This program is designed as an action to promote reading and develop a critical-artistic relationship with books, organized by librarians from municipal libraries in collaboration with school librarians.

Success in the "Čitam, pa šta?" Project

This year, our school participated in the “Čitam, pa šta?” project for the first time, and our school was represented by Tara Ponjević, a student of VII-1. Passing through three rounds of competition, where she presented five titles, Tara won second place.

If you want to read Tara’s and other works, visit the website “Čitam, pa šta?”: Takmičarski radovi.

Award Ceremony and Project Significance

After the publication of the results, an award ceremony was organized at the Belgrade City Library for all participants. Aleksandra Vićentijević, librarian of the Children’s Department and author of the project, greeted the attendees in the library’s Art Department. Also present at the ceremony was the well-known writer for children and youth, Jasminka Petrović, who talked to the children about the importance of books and written expression, about libraries as magical places, and librarians as brave knights of the Order of Books.

Pride and Invitation for Involvement

We are very proud of Tara, as well as all the members of the literary club who have shown their talents and interest in the written word this year. We invite all students to join us in developing one of the most beautiful themes in life – reading and creating literature.