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Reading Techniques & Resources

Reading triggers thinking. Further, reading engages our mind to understand and create meaning from written language. Spanning poetry to spreadsheets, the techniques and resources found in this guide will support your improved reading skills.

About this Guide

“Think before you speak. Read before you think.” - Fran Lebowitz - American author, public speaker and occasional actor

Library Journal recently published a series of articles regarding the "broad scope and depth of the literacy crisis in the United States, among both children and adults."  To read an overview of the series, begin with Libraries Tackle Literacy, then click on the titles below for additional articles in the series:

This guide provides a framework to foster reading as well as improve reading skills and literacy.  One of the best ways your GCC Library fosters reading is through book discussions - check out the latest:  Native American Heritage Month 2021- Oak Flat by Lauren Redniss

Famous Readers:

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Favorite Celebrity Reader (Left to Right by Row):
Snoop Dogg: 1 votes (100%)
Cher: 0 votes (0%)
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Martin Luther King, Jr.: 0 votes (0%)
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