Let’s Read Together For 10 Minutes with Welfare Recipients @ Development Committee & Coordination of the Legislative Assembly (JAPERUN) of Melaka

MOHAMED IDRIS, Mohamed Aizammuddy and SARIJAN, Suhaimi and CHE' MAN, Nurul Hidayah and MUSTAFA, Muhammad Fahmi Azri and HONG, Chia Ling (2018) Let’s Read Together For 10 Minutes with Welfare Recipients @ Development Committee & Coordination of the Legislative Assembly (JAPERUN) of Melaka. Paper presented at: IFLA WLIC 2018 – Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia – Transform Libraries, Transform Societies in Session 153 - Poster Session.

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Let’s Read Together For 10 Minutes with Welfare Recipients @ Development Committee & Coordination of the Legislative Assembly (JAPERUN) of Melaka

Melaka Public Library Corporation (PERPUSTAM) has taken the initiatives in widening the coverage of Let’s Read Together For 10 Minutes which started back in 2014 at national level by initiating similar effort. This program is collaborating with Development Committee Coordination of the Legislative Assembly (JAPERUN) of Melaka and Department of Social Welfare. PERPUSTAM is targeting welfare recipients to participate in this reading program as one of the main activities to them which mainly comprised of senior citizen community at 28 JAPERUN all over Melaka. By having this reading encouragement program, PERPUSTAM has succeeded in attracting approximately around 100 up to 300 peoples at each location which consists of JAPERUN staff members and the welfare recipients to encourage them to read. Based on statistical data gathered, this program has been successful in getting the involvement of approximately 60,000 participants per year year of the implementation of reading program amongst JAPERUN level. As for the incentives and token of appreciation to JAPERUN who has contributed with full commitment, PERPUSTAM has awarded them with best participation award for their involvement in this reading program.

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