Prime Time Reading Program kicks off at Morning Star Baptist Church

Morning Star Baptist Church kicked off its Prime Time Reading Program, a FREE evening of fun held on Tuesday nights for six week reading program, on Sept. 12.

Ms. Anne and her pre-school class ages 3-5 read the book “The Very Hungry Caterpillar” and did art work.  The students from 6-13 read the book “Martin’s Big Words—The life of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.” written by Doreen Rappaport with Evelyn Hamilton (storyteller) and Sharon Blake (scholar).  This activity corresponds with the country celebrating the 50 year anniversary of DR. Martin Luther King Jr.’s “I have a Dream” speech. 

Through the program children get to keep up to six award-winning books designed for families with children 6-13 years old. Siblings of any age are welcome to join such as 3-5 years old as there is a pre-school teacher available. Kids will receive door prizes after each session. 

The Prime Time Reading Program helps to develop a lifelong love of reading in your family.  It is designed for families with children of all ages, you’ll enjoy engaging, family-based reading and discussion strategies are proven to increase creativity, critical thinking, and academic success.  

Program dates are Sept. 19 and 26; Oct. 3, 10, and 17, starting at 5:30 p.m. Dinner will be served each night.  For more information please  Transportation maybe available as well.  

The Program’s next special guest is Alan Niette from the Natchitoches Parish Library, who will share some of the programs and resources that the library has to offer such as Wi-Fi, library cards, eBooks, walking club, belly dancing, solar phases, and teen D & D.