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SPRING 2022
March 19, 26, April 2 and 9
K-2nd grade sessions: 10:00-11:00 AM
3rd-5th grade sessions: 11:15-12:15 PM
You must be available for ALL dates
Registration starts February 14th

Creative Readers is an inclusion program where elementary students, K-2 and 3-5, are paired with high school buddies.
Together they explore literature using theater, music, movement and art.

Registration is closed for Kindergarten to 2nd Grade. 

Registration is closed for 3rd to 5th Grade. 

Click here for Volunteer Application

 

Click here for Creative Readers’ Facebook page

Click here to check out Creative Readers on YouTube  While we can’t meet with our buddies at the library right now, here is the next best thing!  Fun videos for all who want to bring books to life.  Join Mrs. May as she gets on her feet and makes it happen!  We can’t wait to see you all again soon!

For program information and high school volunteer opportunities, please email creativereaders@optimum.net  

More About Creative Readers:

picture of Elise May receiving award
“WINNER of the 2017 National Arts & Humanities Youth Program Award!”
Developed by Elise May, Creative Readers mission is to increase the joy of reading by turning books into a multi-sensory experience offering all learners the ability to be challenged, motivated and successful.
Its secondary goal, of no less importance, is to offer a space for unique learners of all kinds, some of whom are schooled outside the district, to socialize in their community and work together creatively.
Paolo Navarrete, a behavioral support specialist, attends each session.
Supported by the PWPL Children’s Advisory Council.

 

Links to items mentioned in our YouTube videos:

Sign Language with Annabelle link to ASL Alphabet:  ASL Alphabet

 

Some photos from the Creative Readers program:

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