Monday, June 20, 2011
Reading helps students stay on track over the summer and many businesses and organizations offer reading incentives.
Are your kids already bored on their summer break from school? Summer reading is an enjoyable and entertaining activity that can stimulate a child’s mind each day. Summer reading is important, not just for elementary age students, but for all students. When school is out, reading should continue. A lack of reading can lead to summer reading loss. Summer reading loss, also known as summer setback or summer slide, occurs when reading achievement declines between the months of June and August. One summer without reading can sometimes mean a future struggle in academic performance. Many schools have required summer reading, especially for honors students and many offer suggested summer reading. Parents who are unsure what their child should …
Tuesday, February 22, 2011
Want to know what’s going on today, Feb. 22?
It’s Tuesday already and the calendar’s packed with activities. Here are five things you need to know as you go about your day:
Friday, February 18, 2011
What to know what’s up today, Feb. 18?
- THE NEIGHBORHOOD FILES
- Sherri Lonon
Friday, February 18, 2011
It’s Friday and it’s time to relax, have fun and enjoy the Florida weather. As you go about your business, here are five things you need to know today, Feb. 18:
Tuesday, February 8, 2011
Want to know what’s happening this week at the Land O’ Lakes Branch Library?
Here’s a look at the schedule of upcoming events at the Land O’ Lakes Branch Library, 2818 Collier Pky., this week.
Tuesday, February 1, 2011
Find out what's happening at the Land O' Lakes Branch Library this week.
Here's a look at the schedule of events at the Land O' Lakes Branch Library, 2818 Collier Pky., for the this week. For more information about the library, call 813-929-1214.
Friday, December 17, 2010
Registration is still open for the event that culminates with a March concert.
Musicians looking for a venue to play need look no further than their Pasco County library branch. With Rockus Maximus Revolution: Battle of the Bands XIV now under way, groups from all over the state are invited to sign up to play at a multi-band competition March 25, 2011. Any band that meets the minimum qualifications is welcome to apply for the event, which includes an online competition and a live, judged performance during the annual battle, said Paul Stonebridge, teen librarian at the Land O' Lakes Branch Library. While there is no limit on bands that can apply, the field will be narrowed down to eight before the real competition begins, Stonebridge said. At least four of the bands will come from Pasco County and the other four can …