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Summer Reading Festival 2015

Friday 2p-6p. Saturday International Nelson Mandela Day 2p-6pm. Sunday 2-5pm.

Bring your friends and family! Summer is halfway finished and we want to make sure you've read a good book!

Books will be for sale.

10 Reasons Why Reading is Important


1. Reading is fundamental to function in today's society.

2. Reading is a vital skill in finding a good job.

3. Reading is important because it develops the mind. The mind is a muscle. It needs exercise.

4. Why is reading important? It is how we discover new things.

5. Reading develops the imagination.

6. In line with the above, reading develops the creative side of people.

7. Reading is fundamental in developing a good self image.

8. Good reading skills improve spelling.

9. There is an old saying, "The pen is mightier than the sword." Ideas written down have changed the destiny of men and nations for better or worse.

10. Finally,  because words - spoken and written - are the building blocks of life.

Taken from http://www.learn-to-read-prince-george.com/why-is-reading-important.html

Later Event: July 18
Nelson Mandela Day