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Reading Clinic Reports “Significant Progress”

Reading Clinic Reports “Significant Progress”

With the end of the school year upon us, The Reading Clinic reports another year of significant progress among students in its Core Reading Programme. During 2014-15, a total of 79 children received services through the Programme, which is designed for students with specific reading disabilities.Through the Programme, most children receive three one-on-one... Read more of this article

CedarBridge Launches New Library Collection

CedarBridge Launches New Library Collection

CedarBridge Academy has significantly increased its reading programme with a new Accelerated Reader [AR] Library that adds thousands of new volumes of titles available to students. The AR programme is the centerpiece of CedarBridge’s intensive literacy curriculum aimed at raising the reading skills of students to grade level or better. The new AR... Read more of this article

Bermuda Rose Book Receives Literary Award

Bermuda Rose Book Receives Literary Award

The Bermuda Rose Society’s recently published book “Roses in Bermuda Revisited” has received international acclaim, being awarded the Literary Award for Excellency at the 17th World Rose Convention of the World Federation of Rose Societies. Delegates from 32 countries were present at the judging. The Literary Award for Excellence was presented... Read more of this article

‘Murder In Bermuda’ Features Island ‘Whodunit’

‘Murder In Bermuda’ Features Island ‘Whodunit’

A new novel based in Bermuda combines the lifestyles of the rich and famous with an old-fashioned murder mystery, with Murder in Bermuda offering a close look at its island setting even while entertaining fans of the ‘whodunit’ genre. The book’s description says, “Event planner Anna Winters wants nothing more than to ensure the... Read more of this article

Azorean Government Donates Books To Library

Azorean Government Donates Books To Library

Mr. Rodrigo Vasconcelos de Oliveira, regional secretary of the presidency for external relations, and Dr Paulo C Teves, regional director for the communities are visiting Bermuda to meet local government officials, show support for the local Azorean community and strengthen ties on the Island. Today [June 12], they presented books donated by the Azorean... Read more of this article

Book Showcases St David’s Islanders History

Book Showcases St David’s Islanders History

Cultural Anthropologist Dr Rosalyn Howard’s book – Recollections and Reconnections: Voices of the St. David’s Islanders of Bermuda and their Native American Relatives — provides an in-depth look at what she describes as the “unique and little known culture” of St David’s Islanders. According to her website, Dr Howard... Read more of this article

Official Launch Of 135th Anniversary Police Book

Official Launch Of 135th Anniversary Police Book

The Bermuda Police Service officially launched their 135th Anniversary Police Book today [June 5], which provides a photographic journal of their history. Commissioner of Police Michael DeSilva said, “The Bermuda Police Force was created by an Act of Parliament on 1st October 1879. We celebrated our 135th anniversary during Police Week 2014 with... Read more of this article

Marcus Samuelsson To Host Book Signing

Marcus Samuelsson To Host Book Signing

The Hamilton Princess & Beach Club, a Fairmont managed hotel, announces that Marcus Samuelsson will host a book signing of his new book, “Make it Messy: My Perfectly Imperfect Life”, and his cookbook, “Marcus Off Duty: The Recipes I Cook at Home”, on June 9 from 5pm-6pm in the hotel courtyard outside the restaurant Marcus’. The new book... Read more of this article

Photos: 5th Annual Reading Day At Elliot Primary

Photos: 5th Annual Reading Day At Elliot Primary

Elliot Primary held its 5th Annual Reading Day today [May 29] which included a creative assembly where students discussed 15 reasons why reading was important, a t-shirt initiative, and men coming to the school to read with the students. The highlight of the morning was each student proudly wearing their creative, artistically designed t-shirt from... Read more of this article

Summer Schedule: Youth Library Hours Change

Summer Schedule: Youth Library Hours Change

The Bermuda National Library said they would like to inform the public that effective today [18 May] until 12 September, the Youth Library will operate on a summer schedule. The Youth Library — located at 74 Church Street in Hamilton — will be open Monday to Thursday from 9:00 a.m.to 5:00 p.m.; Friday from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. and closed... Read more of this article

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