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Creative Readers

  “WINNER of the 2017 National Arts & Humanities Youth Program Award!” Sponsored by the Port Washington Public Library and SEPTA (Special Education PTA), 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. 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. Ms. Sheila Bluni, special education advisor and behavioral support, attends each session. The program runs three times a year and meets on Saturday mornings in the lib...
 

January 5, 2018
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Borrow a pre-loaded Kindle! We now have “Parenting” Kindles.

Children’s Services is happy to introduce circulating Kindles that come pre-loaded with children’s books. We now have Kindles pre-loaded with parenting books as well.  Kindles can be checked out for 14 days. They cannot be renewed or reserved. Stop by the Children’s Services Desk, or call us at 883-4400 Ext. 150, for more information. The Kindles are made possible by the Friends of the Port Washington Public Library. Loan Policy Guidelines for Borrowing & Use:As with any electronic device, use care when handling.- Kindles can only be checked out and returned at the Children’s Services Desk.- Do not use the book drop and do not return to other- Borrowers of Kindle must be at least 8 years old.- Kindles may be borrowed for 14 days, and may not be- Kindles can only be checked out by Port Washington Public Library card holders.- Kindles cannot be reserved.Fines & Liability:- Overdue fine is $1 per day- Borrower is responsible f...
 

May 6, 2015
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