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Mar 2020

Read Across America Celebrations!

2020-03-27T21:01:24-07:00March 5th, 2020|Categories: Librarian blog|

Libraries have participated in Read Across America since its inception in 1997 by the National Education Association as a celebration to encourage and inspire children to read. At first it was observed the school day closest to March 2nd, which is the birthday of Dr. Seuss. It grew to a week and then a [...]

Aug 2019

Reading for fun is important!

2019-10-31T11:09:12-07:00August 15th, 2019|Categories: Librarian blog|

School is a place to learn to read and also to read to learn. Students begin learning letters and sounds and by the time they are through the primary grades they are reading longer passages and beginning to understand that reading is a skill they will need in all subject areas. Sometimes students begin to [...]