You Need It: Reading Promotional Programming That Really Works!


read-316507_1280In this webinar, presented by the LMC @ The Forefront community on, Nancy Baumann, retired school librarian, shared information on how to develop recreational reading habits through successful reading promotional programs used in elementary and middle schools. Nancy provided an in-depth defintion of Reading promotional programs (RPP), which are supported by research and encouraged by experts. Nancy also shared examples of collaboration between home and school literacy programming and demonstrated how to build a reading community at your school. Topics included:

  • “Why” RPP is so important
  • “How” to carry out RPP
  • Step-by-step description and implementation of programming
  • Reaction from students, parents and caregivers about RPP
  • Building a home-school connection with RPP
  • Involving the community with RPP
  • Book Swaps to recycle and promote summer reading at your school

View the webinar and learn why reading promotional programs work and how to run a successful program at your school!

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LMC @ The Forefront is a professional learning community (PLC) here school librarians, district librarians, and school library LMS students can collaborate on all aspects of being a K-12 library media professional.  This program is sponsored by Library Media Connection and ABC-CLIO

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