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Diverse Reads and Resources for Growing Lifelong Readers

November 4, 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

Studies often show that once kids and young adults lose interest in reading, it is very, very hard to get them back into this crucial habit. Providing interesting diverse titles with children from different backgrounds can help keep reluctant readers engaged.

In this session, attendees will explore a wide variety of resources and titles to encourage and support reluctant or struggling readers to keep them on the path to lifelong readership.

Our session leader, Desiree Thomas will feature three general reading levels (late elementary/first chapter books, middle school, and high school) and will organize her suggestions by genre (mystery, fantasy, realistic fiction, etc.) to help attendees connect readers in their communities to topics and styles they like.

Attendees of this session will have the opportunity to:

Discuss factors that contribute to kids losing interest in readingExplore diverse titles to tempt struggling or reluctant readersLearn about the role the library can play in reconnecting readers for a lifelong love affair.For more information and registration, please click HERE.


November 4
2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
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