“I expected it to be an interesting activity. I was sure people would take part, and hoped they would enjoy it. But they didn’t seem to care.” So begins the article “If They Come, They Care” by Kate Nonesuch on the … Read More »
May-June 2015 This newsletter and the last year’s newsletters can be found in the Newsletter Archive page, located on the blue menu bar on the home page.
Our spring tutor training class is fast approaching. Training dates are Wednesday, April 22 from 6:30 – 8:30 p.m. Saturday, April 25 from 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. Saturday, May 2 from 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. (All 14 hours … Read More »
Laurie R. King is the author of five contemporary novels featuring Kate Martinelli; the Stuyvesant & Grey novels Touchstone and The Bones of Paris; several stand-alone novels; and 13 Mary Russell mysteries, including Dreaming Spies (Bantam Books, February 17, 2015).She lives … Read More »
Happy 2015! A new year offers an opportunity to start fresh and form some good habits. Here’s one that’s easy and will plant a love of reading in children and guarantee family bonding: read together 20 minutes per day. Long … Read More »
Imagine that you are visiting a country for the first time and do not know the language or customs. Do you feel lost? How do you find your way around? How do you buy things that you need, including food? … Read More »
“I had to have it.” says PSC Student Philip. He is talking about a gray, transparent overlay he lays on top of his reading materials. Philip experiences Irlen Syndrome, which distorts letters on a page, making reading difficult. The overlay … Read More »
“One out of every four adults around the world can’t read a newspaper. Or share a bedtime story with a child. Or follow the instructions on a bottle of medicine.” So begins an article in The Sacramento Bee (byline: Greg … Read More »