Kim Krug and Katleen Scogg, owners of the Monkey See, Monkey Do Bookstore in Clarence, NY are working hard to present the WNY community with the first ever Book Expo. They participated in a grant sponsored by renowned author, James Patterson and received the honor of seed money for a community literacy project. On Saturday, November 14th from 10-3pm, you can participate in the FREE EVENT. The Expo is geared at ages 2-12. Join the festivities...meet over 30 author's and illustrators from the US and Canada...participate in parent workshops...keynote speakers...and MORE. Visit the WNY Children's Book Expo website for a list of events, authors, illustrators and ways to get involved.
Mr. Charles Giglio,
New York Stater 2015 Teacher of the Year
Mr. Charles Giglio, New York State 2015 Teacher of the Year spoke to the Niagara Fronier Council community of WNY teachers, librarians, and administrators across the K-Higher Education spectrum. His Engaging Presentation on Motivation, Dedication & Caring Intention: Making a Meaningful Difference in the Lives of your Students inspired all present. Charlie shared his wonderful stories and messages about the true meaning of education and what it was like to be honored by President Obama. If you have an opportunity to hear Charlie speak, you will be more than impressed! Be the inspiration your students you need you to be. And as Charlie says, "When the student is ready, the teacher will appear." Be there and be ready!
Niagara Frontier Reading Council
The mission of The Niagara Frontier Reading Council is to promote literacy education, encourage professional development and provide community service that fosters literacy within Western New York. We hope to instill a passion for lifelong learning and to encourage readers to build a vision of the future.