The American School in Taichung library believes reading is crucial in the development of children; expanding their imagination, their knowledge, and their vocabulary. The library is a place where children begin to learn to learn, where information skills are first taught, creating individuals competent in finding information. We aim to inspire our students at a young age and make them passionate about reading by promoting the love of books. Reading and books are central to learning. Here our role is to inspire students to love books and reading at all ages. Students from Grade 1 to Grade 5 have weekly sessions in the library. They have the opportunity to check books in and out as well as being introduced to a range of genre and literacy skills in a fun and diverse way.
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