55 Beacon Hill Crescent, St. John’s, NL A1E 4S6

Tel: (709) 685-6244          Fax: (709) 576-2453          Email: readtoride@nf.aibn.com

Mandate: Making reading fun and teaching bike safety courses to children

Target Population: All ages, with an emphasis on pre-school to grade six

Highlight of Programs / Services Offered:

  • Making reading fun, the program provides hundreds of children with access to stimulating reading experiences each year.
  • Even small increases in exposure to printed and other materials is of benefit to children who have few books at home and lack a public library. The earlier reading intervention occurs the greater the chance of success. Children should be the best they can without restrictions placed upon many of them by financial circumstances and family backgrounds.
  • The Read to Ride Literacy program encourages reading as a rewarding activity and involves community partners in the program at no expense to the children.
  • Bike safety courses teach children from around the province about the proper way to ride a bike.

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