Librarians Ready to Share ‘Joy of Reading’

Offering Families Help with Third-grade Reading Law

by Jaye Beeler

Chelsea McCoy dives headfirst into imagination: wildly, enthusiastically, getting right on the floor with youngsters. It’s clear she wants to help them cultivate a love of reading. McCoy asks a lot of questions: about the last book they read, their hobbies, what happened on their best day yet. She reaches for books as they answer, then lets them explore book jackets and flip through a few pages. “We want to get the right book in a child’s hands at the right time,” said McCoy, a library assistant at GRPL...