Summer Learning Kick Off: My interview with NBC Connecticut News

Yeah!! Summer is finally here. I had the opportunity to attend the Summer Learning Kick Off as a vendor with Lauren Simone Publishing House on June 10th, 2018. This event was hosted by the Hartford Public Library in an effort to promote summer reading for children, building community and provide summer fun for families. 

 

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The children had the opportunity to do face painting, meet local authors like myself, get free ice cream and much more. My favorite moment of the day was being interviewed by the NBC Connecticut News reporter to be aired later that night. I was asked to share my opinion on the importance of summer reading and why I enjoy reading. It was so exciting to see myself on the news! If you missed it, you may watch a short clip of the video below. 

Here are more photos that were taken at the Summer Learning Kickoff. 

 

Did you see me live on the news? Why do you feel it is important to read in the summer? Share your thoughts below. Don't forget to SUBSCRIBE to my mailing list to follow my journey. 

 


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