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An Easy Antidote to Summer: READ

Although off to a late start, summer’s finally upon us, which means it’s time for Bryant Library’s annual Summer Reading Bingo. If your student did not receive a form, click here to print from home. We designed our Bingo to encourage readers to reach broadly–break out of the tried and true–and beat “summer slide.”

Literacy experts note that summer slide, the loss of learning, occurs when students are out of the school habit. For a little more information, click here. Fortunately, reading, in all its shapes and forms, can help students maintain those sharp noggins! Reading to self, reading with someone else, being read to, or listening to audio books are all ways to stay ahead.

Be sure to click on our RESOURCES tab on this webpage for summer reading suggestions and more. Enjoy summer and READ!

Librarians for a Day!

Thanks to our “Librarians for a Day,” 1st grader Gabriella H. and 2nd grader Sally R. After short tutorials, they assisted checking in and shelving books and delivering items to several classrooms. In addition to running the library, Sally and Gabriella helped host and introduce author Drew Daywalt, pictured above. We could not have functioned as smoothly on Friday without their gracious contributions. Thanks, Librarians for a Day!

Bryant Second Grader Submits Winning Bookmark!

 

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Over 100 Bryant students competed in University Book Store’s 31st Annual Bookmark Contest. The competition is stiff–students from all over King County enter. Congratulations to Bryant’s second grader Sonia S. for winning!  Click here to see the winning bookmarks.

Sonia attended an awards ceremony on Saturday, May 13. Visit any University Book Store to get a free copy of Sonia’s winning bookmark! Congratulations to all our avid readers and artists!

A School of Readers

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