'Let's Read!' Book Club
The ‘Let’s Read!’ Book Club («ԱՐԻ կարդանք» ակումբ) is a reading promotion initiative aimed at cultivating reading habits from an early age, making reading an attractive tool for gaining knowledge, and at the same time a pastime competitive with other entertainment options of the digital era. The ‘Let’s Read’ Book Club activities will be targeted at strengthening reading, creative writing, critical thinking and public speaking skills of the elementary and middle school students, will host guests and visits to bookstores, libraries, museums and theaters.
The ultimate goal of the project is to instill and cultivate the culture of civil awareness from the childhood, to provide the children with the basic skills of the future socially conscious and responsible citizens, to present them the foundations and the cornerstones of the democracy through teaching how to read, analyze and reproduce the texts, which are mostly omitted in the educational system.
'Let's Read!' 2019
In 2019 ‘Let’s Read!’ summer camp program hosted elementary and middle school kids, introduced them selected, age relevant literature, to show the diversity of the world, people, lifestyles, opinions and the way they are expressed.
Kids had the opportunity to learn how to read, understand the ideas represented in the texts, analyze and most importantly, how to express their own point of view. The children learned to use the power of words to tell their opinions, agree and disagree as well as address socially important issues close to each of them. You can see some photos and videos from the 2019 program below.
2019 summer camp
2019 summer camp
'Let's Read!' 2020 - online program
In 2020 due to COVID19 pademic, the lockdown and social distancing restrictions, the summer program was implemented online. You can watch some videos from the program below.