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RML Celebrates World Read Aloud Day, February 1

RML in Waukon celebrates World Read Aloud Day on Thursday, February 1 with events from 10am to 8pm.

On World Read Aloud Day people from all around the world read aloud together to celebrate and advocate literacy.

Reading aloud is beneficial to all--from children to adults.

“Reading aloud to children every day puts them almost a year ahead of children who do not receive daily read alouds regardless of parental income, education level or cultural background.” (Melbourne Institute of Applied Economic and Social Research)

Celebrate World Read Aloud Day with us:

  • Sign up to read aloud during a 15-minute session!
  • Attend the special Story Time session from 10:30-11am.
  • Listen to books read aloud throughout the day!
  • Do a Story Walk—explore the library as you read.

 

Robey Memorial Library offers literacy and reading programs throughout the year:

  • Tuesday, Story Times, 10:30-11am, including Story Time with Ross on the second Tuesday of the month
  • After School with Ross every fourth Tuesday, 3:30-4pm (date change in January to 1/16)
  • Special Story Times: Pajama Party & Teddy Bear Sleepover.
  • Thursday Night Book Club, third Thursday at 6pm
  • Brown Bag & Books: an adult Story Time during the lunch hour. Bring your lunch listen to selected readings!
  • Teen Summer Book Club
  • Summer Reading Challenge for Infants through High Schoolers
  • Reading programs for all ages: 1,000 books before Kindergarten 100 books before High School; Read for a Lifetime; and the Adult Reading Challenge.

 

Please contact Robey Memorial Library at (563) 568-4424 or www.waukon.lib.ia.us with questions.