Summer is hot, reading is COOL: Scholastic Book Fair at Berkeley Heights YMCA


Summer is hot, reading is cool


Summertime is the perfect time to unwind with a good book! Especially for children, reading or being read to during the summer months is a great way to keep language skills sharp while out of school and prevent the dreaded "Summer Slide." The Berkeley Heights YMCA will be hosting a Scholastic Book Fair featuring a large assortment of books for children ages preschool through eighth grade.

WHEN Monday July 15th - Thursday July 18th 

TIME 2:00PM-5:00PM (Tuesday, July 16, we will close early at 4:45PM)

WHERE Berkeley Heights YMCA, 550 Springfield Avenue, Berkeley Heights

COST  Free and open to the public

Can't make it in person? Visit Scholastic Online, and Scholastic will give back 25% in rewards to the Berkeley Heights YMCA from July 10th- July 23rd.


Tips for encouraging children to read:

- Find books of special interest to them or take them to a library/bookstore and have them choose their own books.

- Provide special incentives for completing a book or even a chapter.

- Designate a special time during the day for family reading time where everyone reads together.



Questions? Contact:
Francesca Garrard
Program Director
908-464-8373 Ext. 2020