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Obion County Imagination Library Reading Engagement Workshop

By Mark Brooks

Event Details

Date(s) & Time(s)::

August 27, 2013 at 6:00 PM until 8:00 PM

Location: Obion County Public Library, 1221 East Reelfoot Avenue, Union City, TN

Phone: (615) 532-6251

Email: Theresa.carl@tn.gov

Link: http://www.governorsfoundation.org/Calendar/Mitchell-Korn-Reading-Engagement-Workshop-%281%29/

Event Description

Obion County’s Imagination Library, Union City Rotary Club and Governor’s Books from Birth Foundation Co-Sponsor Reading Engagement Workshop

Mitchell Korn, a nationally recognized arts education expert will lead a workshop for parents, grandparents, librarians and educators teaching creative and interactive ways to engage a child in reading. The workshop is co-sponsored by Obion County’s Imagination Library program, Union City Rotary Club and the Governor’s Books from Birth Foundation. Korn will cover a wide range of topics—including musical and dramatic approaches to reading, visualization, repetition, parallel arts and craft activates, and how to use music from radio, TV and CD’s to tell stories and boost listening skills. Korn’s primary emphasis will be on equipping attendees with skills and strategies that maximize a child’s engagement during reading time.

WHO: Obion County’s Imagination Library, Union City Rotary Club and Governor’s Books from Birth Foundation Mitchell Korn, Arts Education Expert

WHAT: Mitchell Korn Reading Engagement Event

WHEN: Tuesday, August 27; 6 p.m. – 8 p.m.

WHERE: Obion County Public Library; 1221 East Reelfoot Avenue, Union City, TN
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