THE IMPLEMENTATION STRATEGY OF READING INTEREST THROUGH THE CREATION OF “POJOK BACA”
The results of a survey released by UNESCO in 2016 regarding reading interest shows that Indonesian people's reading interest is only 0,001%. BPS data also shows that the percentage of illiterate Indonesians is 17, 09%. Community empowerment through the establishment of “Pojok Baca” aims to provide easy access to citizens, in order to obtain reading material that is useful for improving the ability and knowledge to support community life. Strengthen “Pojok Baca” as a library and a place to learn to read are important. The results of community service activities in the form of the construction of the “Pojok Baca” is able to improve the literacy skills of the surrounding community and foster public interest in reading and ultimately have an impact on improving surrounding community’s well-being.