RPL, Smart Start Rowan, andSalisbury-Rowan Reads aresponsoring reading workshops forparents of children ages 0-5.These free, interactive work-shops will help parents learn theskills to encourage a love of readingin their children. Presenters will useclassic and popular children’sbooks to model effective techniquesin teaching read aloud strategies toparents.
Registration is required andspace is limited
. Please call yourlocal branch to register or 704-216-8234 for more information. A freebook will be given to eachworkshop family.Dates for the workshops are:
Monday June 21
5:30 p.m.—6:30 p.m. South RowanRegional Library, China Grove
Wednesday June 23
5:30 p.m. — 6:30 p.m.Headquarters, Salisbury
Monday June 28
5:30 p.m.—6:30 p.m.Headquarters, Salisbury
Tuesday June 29th
5:30 p.m. — 6:30 p.m.East Branch, RockwellChild care is not provided.Please make arrangements for yourchildren.
Learn Fun Ways to Read With Your Young Child
programs will be held:
Mondays, 5:30 p.m.—7:00 p.m.East Branch, Rockwell
Tuesdays, 5:30 p.m.—7:00 p.m.Headquarters, Salisbury
Thursdays, 3:30 p.m.—5:00
South Rowan Regional, ChinaGrove.
Beach Bash — Thursday,July 29, 5:30 p.m. —7:00 p.m
.South Rowan RegionalThe 6
annual community-wide Summer ReadingChallenge is back, and the theme this year is
The Art of Being Human
. The four books selected reflect upon thehuman condition, what it means to be human, and howhumanity is changing.
by Mary Shelley
Written by Mary Shelley in 1818 when she was justeighteen,
was aninstant bestseller. The earliestscience fiction novel, Shelley’snovel examines both the potentialand the consequences of scienceand artificial life when Dr. Franken-stein finds the power to make hiscreation rise off the laboratory tableand walk among humans.
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Friends of RPL Board Officers, 2010-2012: Left to right: Dane Hartgove, vice president; Dale Basinger, president; Gavine Pitner, treasurer; and Carolyn Sadler, secretary
Carolina. After his talk, he answered questions fromaudience members and signed his books.The Friends provided refreshments.
Summer Reading For Adults Too!