My Very Own Library - Richmond, California
On December 11, 2013, 700 5th-11th grade "Wave Makers" at Making Waves Academy in Richmond, California,walked away with 3 brand new, free books to take home on holiday break.
Making Waves Academy began the literacy celebrations with a Hawaiian Luau themed Family Night on Tuesday, December 10th. Hundreds of parents and families attended the literacy oasis where a potluck, a door decorating contest, raffles, literacy coconut bowling, and more than a dozen literacy workshops filled the hallways!
With a successful Family Night, a fun-filled kick-off student assembly, and a book fair to remember, Making Waves Academy created a meaningful My Very Own Library experience for hundreds of children in the Richmond community.