‘Knicks Read to Achieve' comes to the Warwick Library

| 30 Sep 2011 | 08:24

WARWICK — Former New York Knicks basketball player Charles Smith, U.S. Rep. John Hall and Warwick Mayor Michael Newhard will participate in Cablevision’s “Knicks Read to Achieve@powertolearn.com” 2010 summer reading program at the Albert Wisner Public Library on Thursday, Aug. 26, at 6:30 p.m. - an event that is designed to blend story-time and all-star athletics in a fun and engaging way. With a focus on promoting reading and literacy, each participant will read excerpts from the popular children’s book “Cam Jansen” and the “Basketball Mystery” by David Adler to local children and attending guests. Following the reading, the children will participate in a “Knicks Postcard Club” quiz about the book. Knicks ticket giveaways, raffles and autograph signings follow. The Knicks Read to Achieve@powertolearn.com literacy program - a partnership between the New York Knicks and Cablevision’s Power to Learn education initiative - is designed to promote reading and literacy.targeted to children ages six to 12. For more information, parents and children can log onto www.powertolearn.com or call 986-1047.