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CHSD170's Lincoln-Gavin School Welcomes Guest Librarian Lisa Amadio

Lisa Amadio recently visited CHSD170's Lincoln-Gavin School to spend the day serving as the Guest Librarian in the school's Katherine Amadio Library.

Amadio spent the day in celebration of her mother's birthday reading and doing an activity with each class as part of the students' Library period.

"The Amadio family has generously donated many books to the library to encourage students to read for enjoyment," said Lincoln-Gavin Principal Cara Pastere.

"Mrs. Amadio loved to read," she continued, "and to honor her memory by promoting her love of reading is a wonderful tribute to a marvelous lady."

Amadio read the books, I'm Gonna Like Me: Letting off a Little Self-Esteem, by Jamie Lee Curtis, and The Juice Box Bully: Empowering Kids to Stand Up for Others by Maria Dismondy.

"My mom, Kay Amadio, attended Lincoln school as a child," Amadio said.

"As an adult, Kay became an avid reader, and as a senior, she was homebound, but the books she read and listened to allowed her to go anywhere the story took her. Reading to her was like breathing. When she passed away, our family donated to the Lincoln school library, hoping to share her love of reading with the students of her childhood school."

After reading the books, Amadio completed an activity with the students.

"The students thoroughly enjoyed their time with Lisa," Pastere added.

"Mrs. Pastere generously allowed me to volunteer in the school library in honor of my mom's birthday. Each class came down to the library, and we shared 30 minutes of reading a story, sharing our thoughts about the characters in the story, and completing a fun activity," Amadio related.

"The students were charming and stole my heart. Time passed too quickly. The company I work for offers two volunteer days a year, and I am hoping to use the second volunteer day again in the Lincoln school library. The library is cozy and inviting with comfy chairs to sit and read; it is a child's paradise," she continued.

"If you love to read and you would like to share this enthusiasm with the students at Lincoln school, please consider donating a book or two to the school library in honor of Kay Amadio."

"To quote J.K. Rowling," Amadio concluded, 'It's the books that you read when you're young that live with you forever.'"


Lisa Amadio visitó recientemente la escuela Lincoln-Gavin de CHSD170 para pasar el día sirviendo como bibliotecaria invitada en la biblioteca Katherine Amadio de la escuela.

Amadio pasó el día celebrando el cumpleaños de su madre leyendo y haciendo actividad con cada clase del período de la Biblioteca de los estudiantes.

"La familia Amadio ha donado generosamente muchos libros a la biblioteca para alentar a los estudiantes a leer por diversión", dijo la directora de Lincoln-Gavin, Cara Pastere.

"A la señora Amadio le encantaba leer", continuó, "y honrar su memoria promoviendo su amor por la lectura es un maravilloso tributo a una mujer maravillosa".

Amadio leyó los libros, I'm Gonna Like Me: Leting off at Little Self-Esteem, de Jamie Lee Curtis, y The Juice Box Bully: Empowering Kids To Stand for for Others por Maria Dismondy.

"Mi madre, Kay Amadio, asistió a la escuela Lincoln cuando era niña", dijo Amadio.

"Cuando era adulta, Kay se convirtió en una ávida lectora y, en su último año, estaba confinada a su hogar, pero los libros leían y eran escuchados". nuestra familia donó a la biblioteca de la escuela Lincoln, con la esperanza de compartir su amor con los estudiantes de la escuela de su infancia ".

Después de leer los libros, Amadio completó una actividad con los estudiantes.

"Los estudiantes disfrutaron mucho su tiempo con Lisa", agregó Pastere.

"La Sra. Pastere me permitió generosamente ser voluntaria en la biblioteca de la escuela en honor del cumpleaños de mi madre. 30 minutos de narración de cuentos, compartiendo nuestros pensamientos sobre los personajes de la historia y completando una actividad divertida ", relató Amadio.

"El tiempo pasó demasiado rápido. La compañía ofrece dos días de voluntariado al año, y espero utilizar el segundo voluntario en la biblioteca de la escuela Lincoln. La biblioteca es acogedora y acogedora con cómodas sillas para sentarse y leer; es el paraíso de los niños ", continuó.

"Me encanta que leas este libro".

"Para citar a J.K. Rowling", concluyó Amadio, 'es el libro que lees cuando eres joven con el que vives.