Reader to Reader's New Literacy Explorers Summer Program Builds English SkillsThis summer we launched Literacy Explorers, our new summer program at the Amherst Regional Public Schools in Amherst, Massachusetts. A rotating team of nine interns and three Reader to Reader staff worked with eight kids, often one on one, to discover books and other activities that made for a fun learning environment.Working with kindergarten students whose home language is not English, or who simply...
Oh, The Places You'll Go! From the Tasha Community Library in Nigeria:“I have received the shipment of the books, I am grateful. Recently, my librarian shared a story with me of a boy who visited the library and stole the book he was reading, simply because he so much loved the story book that he could not finish reading the book before the library closed.
Thank you to Bruce's BrowserWe are always sad when a bookstore closes, but we are grateful to Bruce's Browser, Athol, Massachusetts, for donating all their books to us. The thousands of new books on a wide variety of topics will be going to the Navajo Nation library in Window Rock, Arizona. The Navajo Nation Library is the sole library serving the 27,000 square-mile Navajo Nation in Arizona and New Mexico.