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Equipping Morasa Yazdani school library in Damghan

Geographical Location: Boustan town, Damghan, Semnan Province
Age-group: 7-12 year old Children
Number of Library Members: 310 children and adolescents
Number of Books: 228 books, 118 titles
Outfit Date: January 2014 and October 2014

Morasa Yazdani School officials demanded to join Read with Me project in January 2014. Regarding the desire of children in this school to reading and lack of budget for purchasing books, by the support of benefactors, the school library was equipped with 228 selected books from Read with Me project, for 310 children from first to sixth grade of Elementary School.

Overview

At the moment this library has 310 members from 7 to 12 years old. Reading Aloud sessions are held at the school for these children in two groups (173 children from 7 to 9 years old and 135 children from 10 to 12 years old) every two weeks. There is a library in each class and one of the students works as a librarian.

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