Farmington Public Library partnership with
Boys & Girls Club of Farmington
AWARDS FOR AFTERSCHOOL @ Bayless Power Library
The Farmington Public Library at the Bayless Power Library assists the Boys & Girls Club of Farmington with the educational component that aims to ensure that all Club members graduate from high school on time and are ready for a post-secondary education and a 21st-century career. Researchers tell us programs like these help combat kids' summer learning loss, keep kids safe, inspire them to learn, and help working families.
On behalf of the Bayless Power Library and the Farmington Public Library, we would like to recognize Talia Smith for her participation in the national event for LIGHTS ON AFTERSCHOOL in October. Talia submitted artwork about the importance of afterschool programs in the community that was submitted to the National Afterschool Alliance.
On behalf of the Bayless Power Library and the Farmington Public Library, we would like to recognize Devan Edwards for POWER HOUR. POWER HOUR POINTS are recorded by club members in their portfolios that recognizes engagement in homework, becoming a self-directed learner of technology and making minutes count during the afterschool hours.
On behalf of the Bayless Power Library and the Farmington Public Library, we would like to recognize Matthew Wilinkous for reading 15 books and completing "DREAM BIG" summer reading program. Matthew participated in the academic enrichment and school engagement of reading during the summer months.
About the Bayless Power Library
The Bayless Power Library, a branch of the Farmington Public Library, is located in the Boys & Girls Club of Farmington. It is staffed by the Farmington Public Library Youth Services and provides the educational component for the Boys & Girls Clubs using high-yield programs during afterschool and no school days.
Library cards are issued at the Farmington Public Library and club members can check out reading materials. Books can be returned to the main library or the club. HOW TO GET A LIBRARY CARD.
Additional educational programs are offered to help build reading proficiency and reduce "summer set-back." Standards are set high, and peer support among members creates an atmosphere focused on excelling. Our Kids Read is the first thing you see when you enter the Boys & Girls Club of Farmington.