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<< Paired Reading Clubs 2023-24 >>

 

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. 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, each to be paired with an accompanying parent.
 
 

Details

  1. About 8 -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 who achieves an attendance rate of 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 Children (Cantonese)

District

Library

Target Audience

Month of 1 st Meeting

Enquiry

Hong Kong Island

North Point Public Library

P1 - P3

Jun 2024

2922 4155

New Territories

Ping Shan Tin Shui Wai Public Library

P1 - P3

May 2024

2126 7520

New Territories

Yuen Chau Kok Public Library

P1 - P3

Jul 2024

2324 2700

 

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 2024

2921 0385

Hong Kong Island

City Hall Public Library

K1 - K3

Jul 2024

2921 2555

Hong Kong Island

Aberdeen Public Library

K1 - K3

Jun 2024

2921 1056

Hong Kong Island

Lockhart Road Public Library

K1 - K3

Jun 2024

2879 5560

Hong Kong Island

Quarry Bay Public Library

K1 - K3

Jun 2024

2922 4055

Kowloon

Kowloon Public Library

K1 - K3

May 2024

2926 4055

Kowloon

Sham Shui Po Public Library

K1 - K3

May 2024

2234 5122

Kowloon

Fa Yuen Street Public Library

K1 - K3

Jul 2024

2928 4055

Kowloon

Ngau Chi Wan Public Library

K1 - K3

May 2024

2927 6055

Kowloon

Ngau Tau Kok Public Library

K1 - K3

May 2024

2927 4055

New Territories

Sha Tin Public Library

K1 - K3

Jul 2024

2694 3788

New Territories

Tsuen Wan Public Library

K1 - K3

Jun 2024

2490 3891

New Territories

Tuen Mun Public Library

K1 - K3

May 2024

2450 0671

New Territories

Sheung Shui Public Library

K1 - K3

Apr 2024

2679 2804

New Territories

Tai Po Public Library

K1 - K3

Apr 2024

2651 4334

New Territories

Tiu Keng Leng Public Library

K1 - K3

Aug 2024

2360 1678

New Territories

Tung Chung Public Library

K1 - K3

Jun 2024

2109 3011

 

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· Registration by telephone begins 2 weeks in advance for the public and 3 weeks in advance for members of Paired Reading Clubs of Hong Kong Public Libraries. First-come-first-served.