Community Reading Day Readers Needed!

Reading takes place from 9:00 - 10:00 a.m. on March 2, 2018.

Athol Public Library is in need of volunteers for Community Reading Day to read to students at the Athol Community Elementary School and the Royalston Community School. This annual event is a collaborative effort between the library staff and the school district.

This year Community Reading Day will take place on “Read Across America Day” which is Friday, March 2. The choice for grades 2-4 is Going Places by Peter Reynolds and Paul Reynolds, and the book for grades 1, preschool and kindergarten is Box by Min Flyte and Rosalind Beardshaw.

Reading will take place from 9 am – 10 am in classrooms. Library staff will offer background information on the author and a list of suggested activities. An orientation session for readers will be held at the Athol Public Library on Wednesday, February, 28 from 3:30 to 4:30 in the program room. If you would like to volunteer to read, please call Angela at the library at 978-249-9515.