Teachers host summer reading program at community library

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Superintendent of Schools Kevin M. Coster along with Tangier Smith Elementary School kindergarten teacher Wendy Gross (right) at last year’s Teachers’ Story corner at the Mastics-Moriches-Shirley Community Library.

In an effort to keep children excited about literacy during summer vacation, William Floyd teachers, in collaboration with the Mastics-Moriches-Shirley Community Library, are offering the “Teachers’ Story Corner” Summer Reading Program on Wednesdays and Thursdays through August 18.

The Teachers’ Story Corner takes place in the Community Library’s Children’s Department floor on Wednesdays from 6-7 pm and Thursdays 10 am to 11:30 am (30-minute sessions). The first session is July 13 at 6 pm. All pages read count toward completion of summer reading clubs.

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Children enjoying the summer reading program at last year’s event.

Additionally, teachers and librarians will also work with parents and children to help select age-appropriate books for reading at home. The events are free and all are welcome. Children must be accompanied by an adult. The remaining dates are July 13-14, July 20-21, July 27-28, August 3-4, August 10-11 and August 17-18. For more information please contact Wendy Gross at wgross@wfsd.k12.ny.us.

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