Fredericksburg Parent

July 2012

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Join the Summer Reading Club Top 10 Reasons for Your Child or Teen to BY REBECCA PURDY 10. It's free, easy and no meetings are - - required. Sign-up online at 9. It doesn't matter if your child is reading for 8. 5. Come in for some DIY Fun -- a school or just for fun since any book they read independently or with you -- counts for our program. summer long! 7. win There are free programs for all ages, all you submit a book review on our website. You can enter to free books when 6. Complete bowling pass. bowling pass. activities FREE four easy Free Liberty Lanes to earn Lance-Star a of five science-related, self-guided, do-it-yourself activities at any of our branches. 4. Your child could be famous! In August, they stars, stickers or slap bracelets. Teens get a glow- in-the-dark bracelet or popper and can enter weekly drawings for 3. Prizes! In July and August, children who they read! We also have coupons from Busch Gardens a FREE movie pass for and Bob Evans are members receive glow-in-the-dark shooting everything while supplies last. as a leisure activity is the best predictor of comprehension, vocabulary and reading speed." 2. Scholar Stephen Krashen reports that "Reading tests than their peers who didn't join a reading program 1. Children Library TidBits! Provided by your Central Rappahannock Regional Library. by The Dominican University (IL), Public recent Summer Reading Programs Close the Reading Gap. Library study Mom and dad, you don't have to feel left out. We even have a summer reading club just for adults! reading clubs fared better on fall standardized as demonstrated in a participating in public library summer rotating series poster. The posters will be on display in the library in August and be ready for you to collect in September. can have their picture taken and turned into a � www.fredericksburgparent.NET 17

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