2nd Annual Grand Reading Jamboree

April 6, 2019

At Schenectady High School

12 pm - 4 pm

Admission was Free

 There was Free Food for all participants!

Each child received 4 free books

Free Transportation  was provided from all of the Elementary Schools

Al Magid read a Dr. Seuss story



Dogs and our bookworm were there

Children's Author Liz Zunon was there and each family got a signed book

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Children's Author Ellen Senisi was there and each family got a signed book

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There were Free Crafts and Activities


There were  Stations for each Elementary School with activities and  murals  made by students


Food was prepared by the students and staff from
Schenectady's Steinmetz Culinary Arts Program.
Each participant will receive a free food coupon. 
CAD students helped children create buttons and gave out information.

                                               Schenectady County Library  was set up for new registrations

                                                                          for library cards and crafts

                                            WMHT had activities and give aways for the children.

This event celebrates literacy and shared literacy activities with Schenectady CSD families. Our underlying goal was for the caregivers of these youngsters to witness the importance and joy of reading, and learn some tips on reading and activities to do with their children at home. 

Event Sponsors and Supporters

Presenting Sponsor

The Seymour Fox Memorial Foundation

Jamboree Leadership Sponsors


Friends of the Schenectady Public Library



School Station Sponsors

BBL Construction Services

Neil & Jane Golub

Bea & Gerald Hahn

Key Bank

Pioneer Bank

Price Chopper/Market 32

Schenectady Federation of Teachers

St. Kateri Tekakwitha Parish

The Little Foundation

Turner Construction

Gordon N. Zuckerman


Adirondack Beverage

Burnt Hills United Methodist Church

Congregation Gates of Heaven

Fidelis Care

First New York Federal Credit Union

MVP Healthcare

Pat and Joe Parisi

Schenectady City School District

Schenectady County Public Library

Steinmetz Career and Leadership Academy

Therapy Dogs International

Toby Reitman

Trustco Bank


St. Kateri Tekakwitha Parish

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