Reading Clinic at La-Nkwantanang - Call for volunteers

The next Reading Clinic for the La-Nkwantanang Cluster of Schools is scheduled for Friday, 23rd October, 2014 @ 11:30am and volunteers are needed.

The main agenda will be to present the processed 400 books donated by Madam Wia Huisman-Smeenk and Ms. Janneke Huisman, our resource persons at the last reading clinic  from the Netherlands.

The Association hopes to commence the process of starting another Readers club for schools 2 & 3 in the cluster.  Thanks to those who volunteered and went on the previous follow-up visits.

Volunteers should please send their contact details (email and telephone number(s)) to Dr. Mrs. P. Dadzie at psdadzie [at] hotmail.com or the Secretary to ghanalibassoc [at] gmail.com

Encourage pupils to use the libraries - GLA

Mr Amuda Jimah Mohammed, Chairman and Northern Regional Representative of the Ghana Library Association (GLA), has called on school authorities to encourage pupils to use the libraries to inculcate the habit of reading in them and help improve their vocabularies. Mr Mohammed made the call at the closing session of the Second National Library and Information Week Celebration organised by GLA in Tamale on Friday.

Students must read to perform—Second Lady

The wife of the Vice President,Mrs. Amissah-Arthur, has stated that when pupils and students read often, they are able to understand the English language and would perform better and pass in examinations.  The Second Lady,Mrs. Amissah-Arthur was speaking at the launch of the second Library and Information Week, held at the Central Library in Accra.

The celebration would be climaxed with series of activities, including a three day reading clinic for selected school pupils in the Northern region, radio and television programmes.  The nationwide event, which would be held simultaneously in all the regional capitals is spearheaded by the Ghana Library Association (GLA), in collaboration with the Ghana Library Authority.  On the theme: ‘Information Literacy at Your School’, the week long celebration seeks to showcase the invaluable contribution of libraries in broadening pupils' scope of knowledge, highlights books, and make pupils see the importance of reading.