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March Celebration Of Colors March282009

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We customized 'Holi' festival to a family literacy event at the public library. A festival look and feel with activity stations engaged families.

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March Celebration Of Colors March282009

  1. 1. Taking Account Celebration of Colours For Families March 28, 2009 Swift Current Public Library
  2. 2. Celebration of Colours for Families <ul><li>Nine stations </li></ul><ul><li>Family literacy </li></ul><ul><li>Cultural literacy </li></ul><ul><li>Nutritional literacy </li></ul><ul><li>Staff relationship development with clients </li></ul><ul><li>Community engagement for over 2 hours @ the library </li></ul>Swift Current Public Library
  3. 3. What were families doing? Swift Current Public Library
  4. 4. What were families doing? Swift Current Public Library
  5. 5. What were families doing? Swift Current Public Library
  6. 6. What were families doing? Swift Current Public Library
  7. 7. What were families doing? Swift Current Public Library
  8. 8. What were families doing? Swift Current Public Library
  9. 9. Imagination Station Swift Current Public Library
  10. 10. Imagination Station Swift Current Public Library
  11. 11. Double Happiness Origami Swift Current Public Library
  12. 12. Double Happiness Origami Swift Current Public Library
  13. 13. Double Happiness Origami Swift Current Public Library
  14. 14. Face Painting Swift Current Public Library
  15. 15. Face Painting Swift Current Public Library
  16. 16. Crayon Impressions Swift Current Public Library
  17. 17. Crayon Coin Impressions Swift Current Public Library
  18. 18. Tissue Flowers Swift Current Public Library
  19. 19. Tissue Flowers Swift Current Public Library
  20. 20. Friendship Bands Swift Current Public Library
  21. 21. Colouring Station Swift Current Public Library
  22. 22. Colouring Station Swift Current Public Library
  23. 23. Creativity Station Swift Current Public Library
  24. 24. Multi-Coloured Cookies Swift Current Public Library
  25. 25. Play Dough Station Swift Current Public Library
  26. 26. Grandparents Swift Current Public Library
  27. 27. Play Dough and Cookie cutters Swift Current Public Library
  28. 28. Play Dough Station Swift Current Public Library
  29. 29. Rainbow Spool Thread Swift Current Public Library
  30. 30. Rainbow Spooling begins with picking the yarn Swift Current Public Library
  31. 31. Grandparents Swift Current Public Library
  32. 32. Rainbow Spooling Swift Current Public Library
  33. 33. Rainbow Spooling Swift Current Public Library
  34. 34. Rainbow Spool Pen Swift Current Public Library
  35. 35. Rainbow Spooled Pens: Writers tools Swift Current Public Library
  36. 36. Rangolis Swift Current Public Library
  37. 37. Cultural Literacy Swift Current Public Library
  38. 38. Mandelas Swift Current Public Library
  39. 39. Wheels of Colour Swift Current Public Library
  40. 40. Nutritional Literacy Swift Current Public Library
  41. 41. Wheels of Colour with lentils and pulses from around the world Swift Current Public Library
  42. 42. Photo Booth Swift Current Public Library
  43. 43. Display Swift Current Public Library
  44. 44. What did we achieve? <ul><li>New immigrant families visited the library for the first time </li></ul><ul><li>New Canadian families were inclined to visit the library again </li></ul><ul><li>Native families enjoyed the family, cultural, nutritional literacy, social conversation and activities </li></ul><ul><li>25 adults and 53 children spent more than two hours at the library </li></ul>Swift Current Public Library

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