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Finale and Book Giveaway: Bradford, VT

May 19, 2022 10:00-2:00 Bradford, VT

Bradford Public Library will wrap up its CLiF Rural Library grant with a visit from author/illustrator/graphic novelist John Steven Gurney. John will first meet K-6 students at Bradford Elementary School. After the presentation, each student will select two new books to bring home and to celebrate summer reading season. 

4th-6th - @10:00-11:15  

K/1st -    @11:30-12:30

2nd/3rd -@12:45-1:45

Family Literacy Celebration: Lancaster, NH

May 19, 2022 5:00-7:00 Lancaster, NH

John Steven Gurney will share with Lancaster K-5 families the importance and fun of sharing stories. 

5:00-5:30 - Families share a meal
5:30-6:15 - John will tell stories to families and then caregivers select two new books for all of their children
6:15-7:00 - Families can play literacy themed games

Finale and Book Giveaway: Temple, NH

May 20, 2022 11:00-2:00 Temple, NH

Mansfield Public Library will wrap up its CLiF Rural Library grant with storytelling by Simon Brooks. Simon will first visit with the preschoolers from town before meeting K-4 students at Temple Elementary School. After the presentation, each student will select two new books to bring home and to celebrate summer reading season. 

Finale and Book Giveaway: Farmington, NH

May 20, 2022 12:00-1:45 Farmington, NH

Valley View Community School students will celebrate their Year of the Book with a visit from Marv Klassen-Landis and with the selection of one last final new book!

Author Visit: Lancaster, NH

May 20, 2022 8:30-11:30 Lancaster, NH

John Steven Gurney will meet with K-6 students to talk about his work as an author, illustrator, and graphic novelist.

Finale: Manchester, NH

May 20, 2022 9:35-12:00 Manchester, NH

Matt Esenwine will celebrate with Gossler Park first - third graders the completion of their Year of the Book grant. Matt will share his poems with three groups. Students will select their new books at a later date. 

Writers Workshop: Manchester, NH

May 23, 2022 9:00-2:00 Manchester, NH

Ted Scheu will spend three days writing poems with grade 2 at the Gossler Park School. 

Finale: Stratford, NH

May 23, 2022 10:00-11:30 Stratford, NH

Matt Esenwine will celebrate Year of the Book with PK-8 grade students at the Stratford Public School. He will share poems and writing techniques. Students will select books at a later date. 

Family Literacy Celebration: Lisbon, NH

May 24, 2022 5:30-7:00 Lisbon, NH

David Martin will share with Lisbon families the importance and fun of sharing stories. 

5:30-6:00 - Families share a meal

6:00-6:45 - Kids participate in an activity while David talks with parents about sharing books with their kids and offers tips on how to make this more fun for all. After the discussion, each parent will pick two books for each of their children

6:45-7:00 - David tells stories to all

Author Visit: Lisbon, NH

May 24, 2022 1:00-3:00 Lisbon, NH

David Martin will visit Lisbon Regional School and meet with Pk-2 and 3-6. David will share stories, songs, and inspiration for young writers.

CLiF has served over 350,000 children since 1998.

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