Other than that, parents should bring their kids to the national library at least once a week and they have to read together with their kids, so that the kids will be encouraged to read. Parents also can set up a mini library at home with the materials available and suitable for reading. Parents also should advise their adult children to read newspaper on a daily basis and not only reading story book or novels. This is to make sure that they are aware about the current issues.
For adults, it will take time to change their habit when they realize reading is very important. Government also must carry out campaign regarding reading habits.
There are some ways to inculcate the reading habit among Malaysians. Firstly, set times. You should have a few set times during every day when you’ll read for at least 5-10 minutes. For example, you can read during your breakfast and lunch or in time when you’re free like when you go to bed or waiting for someone. You also have to set a reading goal. Your goal might be a book a month or one per week.
Second, always carry a book. Wherever you go, you must take a book with you. For example, when you want to go to class or work. Before you waiting for someone like your lecture or friends, you can read the book that you caring. So, you don’t waste your time. It also a great way to pass the time.
You also must make a list. Keep a list of all the books you read and the books that you want to read in future. You can keep the list in your journal, diary or pocket notebook. Then, you can add any title of good book that your hear, online or ask your friends and colleagues what they