April 22, 2017

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One Book, One School Program Huge Success in Connecticut

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An elementary school in Westport, CT, kicked off their One Book, One School initiative on Read Across America Day, with a suspenseful school-wide assembly.

Inaugural Epic Reading Challenge to Coincide with Read Across America

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Educators looking for a last-minute Read Across America assignment may want to consider this “ice cream for ebooks” challenge.

Ptacek, Voice of Dora, Reads Across America

Fatima Ptaceck for Read Across America. Photo by Luke Fontana.

A lucky kindergarten class in midtown Manhattan’s PS/IS 111 received a real treat on March 2, otherwise known as Read Across America Day, when Fátima Ptacek, voice of Dora the Explorer, served as a storytime special guest.

Budget Time: What Is Your “Big Splash” this Month?

What is the local newspaper article headline for the event that will happen in your library in the next 30 days? “School Library Catches Students Reading” or “New Nooks Ready To Circulate in the School Library” may be ours. March 6th there is a school board meeting in my school district at which the budget […]