TAG: reading buddy

Become a Reading Buddy Volunteer to Help a Child This Fall

Posted in News on July 16, 2024 at 6:00 am

You can help a child improve their reading skills and gain confidence as a reader. If you love reading and enjoy spending time with kids, consider signing up to volunteer. The Reading Buddy Program pairs volunteers, as mentors, with elementary school students in grades 1–5. The goal of the program is to support and sustain students’ reading lev […]

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Confession of a librarian mom: Reading and summer slide

Posted in Explore and Discover, kids, Parents and Teachers on June 5, 2018 at 6:00 am

By Gwendolyn Haley Last summer my family was busy with summer activities: camps, road trips, and camping vacations. We planned highly educational and enriching activities for our youngest daughter, but we did not make reading a high priority. When she started school in the fall, her teacher told me that she had definitely lost ground […]

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