Reading over the holidays
Holidays are an important time for rest, relaxation and spending time with family. It’s also a fabulous opportunity to read for pleasure.
Stuck for reading ideas, then take a look at this list:
- Access some online resources HERE.
- Access to the schools online resources HERE. (Password has been shared with the students or email firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com before the holiday break.)
- Visit and join your local public library.
- Go to the local bookstore to see what’s new and what’s on the latest bestseller list.
- Find a book that you can read together as a family.
- Watch a movie based on a book & read the book.
- Read newspapers and magazines.
- Find time to read everyday.
- Try a new author.
- See if you can find a book that is written by someone with the same name or initials as you and then read it.
- Read a graphic novel/comic.
- Swap a book with a friend or family member.
- Read about the place you are visiting.
- Try an audiobook. (Click HERE to register to SYNC – a free summer audiobook program for teens 13+.)
- Lists of books and different sites with suggestions of what you can read next can be found on the homepage of the library catalog: Primary or Secondary
- Start a new book series.
- Read a book that helps you learn a new skill.
- Add your suggestion for the LIS Library collection HERE.
- Recommend a book to a relative of another generation.
- Read the first page of five different books and read the one you like best.
- Find a new or different place to read and then email a photograph showing what & where you are reading to either: firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com. We’ll display any photos we receive on the TVs in the library.
- Email us letting us know other reading activities you did over the holidays: firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com
In the words of Dr Seuss “The more that you read, the more things you will know. The more that you learn, the more places you’ll go.”