On October, 26-27th –
Window on America center in Dnipropetrovsk was visited by a two groups of primary school students from school 141.
The Library staff told them about the resources available for them and the procedure for enrolling into the library.
The students study two foreign languages, one of them is English. The WOA staff member checked what American autumn holidays the children know about. It turned out they are well aware of the Halloween and Thanksgiving. The new topic for them was celebration of Columbus Day. Some kids even knew who Columbus was.
The groups were shown a number of animated cartoons including excerpt from the movie “Bamby”. While watching the movie the kids had to make a list of animals they saw and give their equivalents in English.
The session was educational for the kids and promoted library services to the primary school students.
Number of participants – 47 persons.