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Family Reading Club

 

Introduction

Family Reading Clubs
 
 

 

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 Children (Cantonese)

District

Library

Target Audience

Month of 1 st Meeting

Enquiry

New Territories

Ping Shan Tin Shui Wai Public Library

P1 - P3

May 2023

2126 7520


 

Paired Reading Clubs for Kinders (Cantonese)

District

Library

Target Audience

Month of 1 st Meeting

Enquiry

Hong Kong Island

City Hall Public Library

K1 - K3

May 2023

2921 2508

Hong Kong Island

Hong Kong Central Library

K1 - K3

Jul 2023

2921 0385

Kowloon

Kowloon Public Library

K1 - K3

Mar 2023

2926 4055

Kowloon

Fa Yuen Street Public Library

K1 - K3

Apr 2023

2928 4055

New Territories

Fanling Public Library

K1 - K3

Apr 2023

2669 4444

New Territories

Tai Po Public Library

K1 - K3

Apr 2023

2651 4334

New Territories

Sha Tin Public Library

K1 - K3

May 2023

2694 3788

New Territories

Tuen Mun Public Library

K1 - K3

May 2023

2450 0671

New Territories

Tsuen Wan Public Library

K1 - K3

Jul 2023

2490 3891

New Territories

Tiu Keng Leng Public Library

K1 - K3

Aug 2023

2360 1678

 

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