One of the greatest gifts you can give your grade-schooler is the love of reading. But how can you encourage a reluctant reader to pick up a book? One way to motivate your reader is by offering rewards. For example, Continue reading Encourage reluctant readers with these FUN BOOKS!
1000 Books Before Kindergarten is an ongoing program based upon evidence that the more children (ages 0 – 5) hear books read to them, the more prepared they will be to learn and enjoy reading upon reaching Kindergarten. The Benefits Continue reading Chemung County Library District: Giving Young Children the Tools to Become Successful Readers
When was the last time you checked out the library’s children’s collection of non-fiction? Our collection covers a vast array of subjects and current events at reading levels for varying ages – from kindergarteners to high schoolers. Juvenile non-fiction includes Continue reading Non-fiction for kids and teens at the library
On Wednesday July 4th we will celebrate America’s birthday. Some of my earliest memories are the flags flying on front porches and the smell of hot dogs and hamburgers sizzling on backyard grills. The traditions continue today with fireworks, great Continue reading Happy 4th of July!
The Youth Services staff enjoyed a lively conversation in regards to our favorite books as children. Some of the series we favored were: Donna Parker, Bobbsey Twins, Nancy Drew, Hardy Boys, The Dana Girls. Once upon a time, parents dreaded Continue reading Reading – Then and Now
This winter I am teaching an American literature course that covers the period from the 17th to the mid-19th centuries: I offer one survey course each term at Elmira College. This first course in a three-course sequence introduces students to Continue reading Benjamin Franklin, Libraries, and Literacy as Social Power
Recognizing that literacy opens the door to a lifetime of learning, the Friends Board approved the purchase of two items on the “Library Wish List” during the September meeting. Both items, presented by CCLD Director Ron Shaw, will support the Continue reading New Tools For Early Literacy