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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.

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Grandville reads 2011

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

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