(Friday November 1, 2019) – It’s that time of year again – let the Challenge begin! The Adopt-A-Library Literacy Program’s WOW! Reading Challenge began in Pictou County thirteen years ago, and has grown to include divisions for all ages (daycares and Preschools, Elementary, Middle/Junior High, High Schools, private/separate and home-schools too! “It’s our 13th year, and we’re still going strong!” says John Kennedy, AAL Program Coordinator.
This reading competition is open to all schools, preschools, private/separate schools and home-schools in Pictou and Antigonish Counties, and it is free. All competitions will close on April 1st, 2020. Preschools and Elementary Schools will count the total number of books read, while Middle Schools and High Schools will count the total number of pages read.
To learn more, contact John Kennedy, Coordinator for the Adopt-a-Library Literacy Program.
To register, for any school or preschool who wishes to register in Antigonish and Pictou Counties, click here to fill out the WOW Registration Form!
If you have any questions or concerns about registration, please contact Karen MacNeill (
For interested schools located outside of Pictou and Antigonish Counties, please contact John Kennedy (
The Reading Challenge is hosted by the Pictou-Antigonish Regional Library through a partnership with local policing agencies, schools, and community sponsors.
John Kennedy, RCMP (retired), M.O.M., P.H.F.
Coordinator, Adopt-a-Library Literacy Program
Pictou-Antigonish Regional Library