Decorah Reads! Needs Volunteers
Students choose a fiction book to read and adult volunteers find their student match by selecting a book from the students' list of titles. As a pair, the volunteer and student both read the book and meet three times to discuss it.
Decorah Reads! is a partnership between the Decorah Public Library and Kris Lynch's 7th grade exploratory reading class. The program matches adult volunteers with 7th grade students for three book discussion meetings. Volunteers make a commitment to attend all of the meetings.
Through the Decorah Reads! program students learn about discussing a book with another person and they also receive encouragement from their adult partner. Adult volunteers have the opportunity to revisit childhood favorites and to nourish their partners' enjoyment of reading.
Meeting dates include Tuesday, September 23rd; Tuesday, September 30th; and Tuesday, October 7th. The first two meetings will be held at Decorah Public Library from 9:00 a.m. until 9:25 a.m. The final meeting will take place from 8:55 a.m. until 9:30 a.m. at Decorah Middle School and will include a breakfast of homemade rolls, juice and coffee.
For more information, contact Lyle Otte at 563-382-3717