Reading Is Fun Hour

Reading is fun hour is in its seventh year of sharing the love of reading to eager young minds!
Reading books on virtues, ethics, patriotic history and leadership can encourage our youth to make the right choices and become successful adults and community leaders!
The Reading is Fun Hour is designed to encourage elementary age youngsters to read...PERIOD! Our goal is to pick books that stress and promote positive self-esteem and confidence in kids of all backgrounds.


Reading Program in Miami-Date School District

Both Beth Bailey and Marilynn Vallori are the directors for the FBI –Reading is Fun program.  The two schools participating are North Miami Elementary, and our newer one, Colonial Drive Elementary.  We would like to expand the program and are working with other Alumni to do so.  The team works in conjunction with both the Principals and the Media Specialists to identify a monthly reading.  Typically, this outreach is on Thursdays and last 1-2 hours depending on member participation. For school year 2019, our goal is to increase participation of readers to the program. Studies have shown that reading aloud to young children not only stimulates language and cognitive skills, but also, builds motivation, curiosity and memory. Please join us and be a part of making a difference to a young reader! 


Former FBI Miami SAC Rob Lasky at Colonial Elementary

1st Graders were so excited for a visit and special book reading with SAC Lasky.

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For more information or volunteer opportunities please contact Beth Bailey