Grandville reads 2011

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Grandville Reads is a community reading event in the City of Grandville, MI hosted by the Grandville branch of the Kent District Library.

Grandville Reads is a community reading event in the City of Grandville, MI hosted by the Grandville branch of the Kent District Library.

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  • Talk about how we selected the books, (committee), genre, boy/girl appeal, etc and what the kids said about the selections and how it broadened their reading horizons. Personal interest stories.
  • Survey results..personal interest stories…
  • Online book discussions offered
  • Attendance
  • Amy’s winning entry

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  • 1. KENT DISTRICT LIBRARYGRANDVILLE BRANCH PRESENTS
    January- March 2011
  • 2. Grandville Reads is a community readingevent that seeks to engage all ages in the enjoyment of reading.
  • 3. Why Grandville Reads?
    • A reading community is a healthy
    community.
    • Reading together broadens and
    deepens our appreciation for the
    power of books to teach and inspire.
    • Reading helps us gain a better understanding of ourselves and our world.
  • 3 TALES OF PLACE & BELONGING“Reading makes immigrants of us all. It takes us away from home but more important, it finds a home for us everywhere.” Jean Rhys
  • 4. SPECIAL THANKS
  • 5. GRANDVILLE READS PROGRAMS
    BATTLE OF
    THE
    BOOKS
    CURIOUS GEORGE
    PRESCHOOL
    READING CLUB
    ART
    BLAST !
    ADULT BOOK
    DISCUSSION
    RYAN SPENCER
    REED
  • 6. Curious GeorgePRESCHOOL READING CLUB
    DID YOU KNOW ?
    KDL- Grandville got the early literacy message out
    to over 600 preschoolers and their families.
  • 7. BE CURIOUS, READ! KICK-OFF PARTYJanuary 22
    175
    Attended
    EVENT SPONSOR
    KOHL’S DEPARTMENT STORE- GRANDVILLE
  • 8. FAMILY
    FUN
    GAMES
    READING
    CORNER
    CRAFTS
    A VISIT FROM
    GEORGE
  • 9. 296 Grandville preschoolers completed their reading logs and received prize bags.
  • 10. PREPARE FOR BATTLE !
    BATTLE OF THE BOOKS
    A Book Trivia Tournament for Tweens & Teens
  • 11. BATTLE BOOKS
  • 12. BATTLE BREAKDOWN
    8 of 10
    Grandville
    Schools
    Represented
    28 Teams
    150 Kids
    1000
    Books Read
    150
    Attended Battle Strategy
    350
    Attended
    Battle Event
  • 13. ADULT BOOK DISCUSSION
    “LITTLE BEE”
    Maple Tree Book Discussion Group
  • 14. An Evening with Photographer Ryan Spencer Reed
    Sudan: The Cost of Silence
    Ryan talks to 50 at the Grandville Branch
    Ryan talks to 1200 at Grandville
    Middle School
  • 15. ART BLAST & GALA
    30 entries submitted representing
    the theme of place & belonging
  • 16. GRANDVILLE READS
    Happy Endings
    11
    community sponsors
    donated over
    $6800 to
    Grandville Reads!
    1500
    Books Read
    2035
    Attended
    Grandville Reads programs
    545
    Grandville Reads
    & Battle books purchased
    100%
    OF READERS
    EXPANDED THEIR WORLD
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