September is library card sign-up month: a time to remind parents and kids that a library card is the most important school supply of all. Research has shown that children who read regularly do better in school than those who don’t.
These sites offer tips to help your child love reading
- How to get your kid to be a fanatic reader http://www.cnn.com/2011/09/28/opinion/patterson-kids-reading/index.html
- 9 Ways to Get Kids to Read http://www.literatureyoungadultfiction.com/9-ways-to-get-kids-to-read/
- 10 Ways to Make Reading Fun! http://www.oprah.com/oprahsbookclub/_74
- Parent-proven tips to get kids reading http://www.greatschools.org/students/homework-help/120-tested-tips-to-ge...
Banned Books Week: Celebrating the Freedom to Read
Banned Books Week will be September 22 – 28 this year. BBW celebrates the freedom to express one’s opinion even if that opinion might be considered unorthodox or unpopular, and stresses the importance of ensuring the availability of unorthodox or unpopular viewpoints to all who wish to read them.
For more information on BBW, check out: http://www.bannedbooksweek.org/
Check out the Library Value Calculator at www.winnefox.org/roi.html