The Pamunkey Regional Library announced it will host several opportunities for students, parents and residents alike to take part in.
For the month of May, the West Point branch plans to host a story walk at the town park.
The event will begin May 1 and continue until the end of the month. In that time, folks can venture to the park and take a look at the various pages of a book hung around the park while out on a walk, run or bike ride. Additionally, there will activities to participate in.
Once completed, folks can pick up a goodie bag from the library. Folks are welcome to come out anytime they’d like during the month.
The library plans to showcase the book, “Duck on a Bike” by Robert Shannon which tells the tale of a duck who takes a bike ride around the farm passing various farm animals and friends on his journey.
According to the West Point Branch Manager Elaine Wood, the program was created to promote reading during a time when in-person inside events are limited amid the pandemic.
Additionally, the Pamunkey Regional Library, which serves West Point, King William, King and Queen and Hanover, is hosting a young adult review program in order to help students receive credit hours in the pandemic.
The program offers middle and high school students the opportunity to pick up a book from the library’s young adult section, log on to the library website and review the book for other students to see.
Depending on the quality and length of the review, the library will grant students service hours.
According to the library’s Youth Services Coordinator Kelly Pidgen, the program began as a way to increase literacy and offer credit hours in a time where resources are limited as well as allowing them to recommend other books to other students.
The library plans to continue the program indefinitely. For more information, visit tinyurl.com/prlteentitletalks.