Back To School Book Night
River Bend welcomes Charnaie Gordon to Glastonbury for a special back to school story time on Friday, August 9th at 6:00 pm.
Charnaie is a wife, mom of two, computer programmer by day, blogger/influencer by night, self-proclaimed lifelong learner, podcast junkie and Distinguished Toastmaster. Her blog, Here Wee Read, is where she is currently expressing her creativity and passion for reading, diverse literature, and literacy. Her children and her husband are her inspiration and her followers/supporters are her book-loving community. More than anything else, she cares about connecting people with great books they'll love. In her world books are an absolute necessity. Charnaie is passionate about instilling a love of reading, lifelong learning, and curiosity in her kids. She hopes to inspire others to do the same with their children.
Charnaie is also a contributing writer for Brightly (readbrightly.com) and a contributing writer for the Black Love blog. She also recently completed a family community service project, 50 States 50 Books, with her two book-loving children ages 5 and 6. 50 States 50 Books is an initiative turned non-profit organization helping to close the literacy gap in the United States. They collect and donate diverse children's books for each of the 50 U.S. states and donate them to children in need around the country. Find her online at hereweeread.com and @hereweeread on Instagram, Twitter, Facebook and Pinterest. You can find her children at @50states50books or 50states50books.net.