Read It Forward by Linda Kay

Nerdy Book Club

“I don’t like to read.”     

“My child does not like to read.”  

I hear those phrases more times than I like to admit.  Every time I hear it I pause to consider the reason.  I have liked reading for as long as I can remember. My mother used to devour books.  In fact, she still does.  My husband loves to read.  My children love to read.  So, the phenomenon that people do not like to read is a hard one for me to fathom, but that is one of the major reasons that I decided to become a librarian.  I want to help everyone to become a lifelong reader.  I know that it is a lofty and possibly unattainable goal, but it is my mission to affect one person at a time.  Now, my former ideas of making this happen were NOT unsuccessful, but they were not getting…

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