Why read? • Reading develops grammar, vocabulary and analytical thinking. • Reading reduces stress. • Reading improves your memory. • Reading teaches you new things and increases general knowledge.
What you’ll need: • Shelf or table • Books • A sign to let people know how to use the book exchange • A poster to encourage people to participate in the book exchange
How to use the book exchange: 1. Bring a book (or books) and leave it for other people to read 2. Exchange your book for a difference one 3. If you see a book you want but don’t have one to exchange take it anyway and bring one in another time
Tips: • Spice it up with variety! Novels, how-to books, cookbooks, gardening books and magazines are all great! • Put up signs to create awareness and encourage people to participate. • Move the books around on the shelves every few days to display new ones. • Your local library is a great place to gather books to start. • Add bookmarks provided by the Learning City Initiative.
The Greater Sudbury Development Corporation is pleased to support the Learning City initiative and the cooperative effort required to recognize and position lifelong learning as an economic driver for our community. The GSDC recognizes the important role that education and lifelong learning play in ensuring that the people of Sudbury are able to access economic opportunities and lead satisfying lives Vicki Jacobs Greater Sudbury Development Coporatation & Chair of the Learning City Initiative
Cambrian College is committed to continuous learning for everyone inour community. We provide access to education and training for learners of all ages and stages in their learning journey. The Learning City initiative will enable prosperity and quality of life for all and Cambrian is proud to support this initiative. Sylvia Barnard Cambrian College