Summer reading program helps prevent backward slide
All public libraries in B.C. offer summer reading programs.
Librarian, Lisa Hoskins says the Summer Reading Club helps kids stick to their reading goals and grow their love of reading………
Education Minister Mike Bernier says voluntary reading encourages and establishes a positive connection for lifelong learning….
Each year the Ministry of Education provides 50,000 dollars in funding to the B.C. Library Association to coordinate the Summer Reading Club and provide materials to libraries.