REPORTING · 12th September 2010
It was another successful year for the Terrace Library Summer Reading Program. Each summer, running for July and August, children are given the opportunity to strengthen their developing literacy while school is out.
The summer program offers a preschool class for children aged 3 to 5, primary class for k-3 students and intermediate for for grades 4 to 6.
"This year the children did approximately
63, 400 minutes of reading this summer," said Jess Dafoe, Children and Youth Coordinator and Deputy Librarian,
This years success is partially due to the hard work of the volunteers of the Teen Program. They assisted in the preparation of the preschool program and crafts, did face painting and they also planned the wrap-up party and field trip to Misty River Books.
Dafoe is starting the Teen Advisory Group. This program will focus on bringing in teen volunteers for a hands on roll in the library to assist with programs for teens and collection needs.
For more information on the Summer Reading Prgram and the Teen Advisory Group, contact Jess Dafoe at the Terace Public Library - 635.8177
Comment by Ana Peasgood on 13th September 2010
This is a wonderful program that all my children participate in. My oldest has done so for the past 5 years and she has really developed a love of reading in both French and English.
Thanks to everyone at the library for hosting this program. It makes it fun for the kids to read and opens them up to all the wonders our public library has to offer!