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<< Paired Reading Clubs 2021-22 >>

 

Objective

 
To encourage parents to read with their children, to incubate sustainable reading interests and enjoy the fun of reading.
 
 

Activities

 
  1. Regular meetings in the form of interactive activities will be arranged to arouse children’s interest in reading. Reading materials may include printed and electronic versions of books, chapters or excerpts of books, newspapers, periodical articles, multimedia materials or selected articles on the related topics.
  2. Members and facilitators are encouraged to join the “Web Discussion Forum” to share their views in order to strengthen the connection and communication.
  3. In addition to regular meetings, paired reading talks and workshops will be arranged for members to promote and enhance the skills of parent-child reading.
 

Target Audience

 
Children from kindergarten to primary 3 who are registered readers of the Hong Kong Public Libraries, to be paired with an accompanying parent.
 
 

Details

 

  1. About 10 -15 families per reading club (one child and one parent as a family unit).
  2. Members are required to attend 4 - 6 meetings (depending on the requirement of individual reading club), each at 1 hour to 1.5 hours. A certificate will be awarded to member if attendance rate reached 75%.
  3. Members will be recruited through individual public libraries. Application forms are available at the libraries which hold the reading clubs. Members will be selected by drawing lots if the applications exceed the quota.

 


 

Paired Reading Clubs for Kinders (Cantonese)

District

Library

Target Audience

Month of 1 st Meeting

Enquiry

Hong Kong Island

Hong Kong Central Library

K1 - K3

Jul 2022

2921 0385

Hong Kong Island

City Hall Public Library

K1 - K3

Aug 2022

2921 2508

Hong Kong Island

Lockhart Road Public Library

K1 - K3

Jun 2022

2879 5560

Hong Kong Island

Quarry Bay Public Library

K1 - K3

Jun 2022

2922 4055

Kowloon

Kowloon Public Library

K1 - K3

Jul 2022

2926 4055

New Territories

Ping Shan Tin Shui Wai Public Library

K1 - K3

Jun 2022

2126 7520

New Territories

Sha Tin Public Library

K1 - K3

Jun 2022

2694 3788

New Territories

Tai Po Public Library

K1 - K3

Jul 2022

2651 4334

New Territories

Tuen Mun Public Library

K1 - K3

Jul 2022

2450 0671

New Territories

Sheung Shui Public Library

K1 - K3

Jul 2022

2679 2804

New Territories

Tung Chung Public Library

K1 - K3

Jun 2022

2109 3011

 

 

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