“It is important to keep reading on a regular basis,” said Jackie Derouchie, Lyncourt school librarian and head of NYSUT’s statewide school librarian subject area committee.
Reading in a hammock, an Adirondack chair, on a porch on a rainy day, or in a summer class inspired by a librarian’s book suggestions are relaxing ways to experience adventure through story.
School librarians, public librarians and teachers help students find the wow factor for summer reading through book drops, book clubs, bookmobiles, summer academies, contests, access to books through online programs, and connection with public libraries.
In LaFargeville, select students have been invited to attend a summer academy with themed weeks and guest educators. School librarian Deanna Henry, president of the LaFargeville Teachers…