Copy
Nigerian journalist Tolu Ogunlesi visits ZODML for a reading session with secondary school students and more news from the Library.
View this email in your browser
Share
Tweet
Forward to Friend
+1
Share
Library News

Award-winning Nigerian journalist Tolu Ogunlesi paid a visit to the Community Library for an inspiring reading session. Students from Ilado Community High School and Akande Dahunsi Memorial School met with Ogunlesi to discuss his young adult novel Conquest and Conviviality. Read more.
On the ZODML Blog

Are you a Ngugi wa Thiong’o fanatic? Know every JP Clark verse by heart? Take ZODML’s fun quiz on Nigerian and African literature and prove your literary chops! Click to go to quiz
Photograph of the Month

Eager hands at Hope Primary School, Ikoyi - home to one of our six Oasis Libraries.
Consider making a donation to get more books into the hands of these young learners.
Spotlight

Thinking of where to spend the summer holidays? We've mined our Discover Nigeria section for 10 must-see places in the country, from natural wonders to historical sites. Read more.
Short Story

I put a lot of crushed ice into the tumblers on the tray. Two bottles of semi-cold Coke stood beside them, as well as a Sprite-branded opener. Hopefully the ice would melt and dilute the Coke, filling up the guests quickly so they couldn’t finish their entire bottle. Some visitors drained the bottle as though determined to swallow the Coke brand with it.

Madame started counting the bottles of soft drinks three weeks ago so I would be unable to steal one. She counted the noodles packets also, and the plantains and yams. But she couldn’t count the rice so I eat a lot of the rice. I make stew too, without meat. I slice the pepper and onions and fry them in perfectly heated oil. She couldn’t count those ones either.

“Itoro!”


Continue reading "Shortbread" by Adewunmi Adekanmbi here.
Do you write poetry, fiction, or non-fiction? Want to have your work featured in our newsletter, on our blog, and across our social media channels? Send a pitch to editorial@zodml.org.
Join the Library
Make a Donation
Volunteer With Us
Stay in touch! Send questions and feedback to newsletters@zodml.org, and connect with us:
zodml.org
zodml.org
Facebook
Facebook
Twitter
Twitter
Google Plus
Google Plus
LinkedIn
LinkedIn
Pinterest
Pinterest
YouTube
YouTube
Tumblr
Tumblr
Instagram
Instagram
Copyright © 2014 Zaccheus Onumba Dibiaezue Memorial Libraries, All rights reserved.


unsubscribe from this list    update subscription preferences 

Email Marketing Powered by Mailchimp