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Tuesday, November 29, 2011, Stanley High School will be hosting a literacy evening in the cafeteria from 7:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Do you have any books that you would like to trade or give away? There will be a book trade and give away, as well as a book sale after the presentation by District 18 Literacy Lead, Annette Stehouwer, who will be providing information about making reading fun, tricks to promote good literacy and websites available for reference and support.
Parents, you are encouraged to bring your children, and students, you are encouraged to bring your parents. All are welcome! We understand that this is a very busy time of the year, but we believe that you will find this a very rewarding evening.
Tour the library and play games along the way! This exciting all day event for adults, teens and kids will include games like Scrabble, Trivial Pursuit and Chess as well as strategy and fantasy games such as Descent, Attack, The Settlers of Catan and Magic the Gathering! There is no need to register for this free program.
Would you like to make informed financial decisions concerning your child’s education? Would you like to organize your finances today AND plan for tomorrow? Join us at the library for a information session with Michelle Essensa, Financial Advisor. She’ll help you and your family plan for your future!
Please call 460-2806 to register.
The Fredericton Public Library is pleased to host a book launch and signing event with author Sheila McPhee. Sheila has recently published her book The Green Guardian & the EcoSquad, featuring a wealth of imagination, inspiration and resources for children, educators and parents. This is an environmental call to action for children of all ages!
Hey 7-13 year olds! Become Eco-artists with author/artist/composer Sheila McPhee. Create your own original artwork using “landfill-destined” objects and found materials. Be inspired by the natural world and learn how to breathe new life into discarded things! One-of-a-kind artwork is the best Christmas present!
Please call 460-2806 to register for this free program.
K-2 and 3-5 literacy newsletters are now available. This month's topic is: reading comprehension.
Newsletters can be found in top left and top right of this page.
Check out your local school library. To celebrate, you could volunteer your time or donate a book in your child's name.