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December 13, 2010

Jane and her tutor Paul take a break from songwriting with a game of Scrabble
Jane and her tutor Paul take a break from songwriting with a game of Scrabble

The 11 stories this week are written by students with the Halifax Community Learning Network (www.hcln.ca). HCLN is part of the Nova Scotia School for Adult Learning and offers programs at the Captain William Spry, Halifax North, Keshen Goodman, and Spring Garden Road branches of the Halifax Public Libraries.

The story below was written by Jane Burchell and Paul Dawson, from Halifax, Nova Scotia. Jane is enrolled in literacy classes at the Spring Garden Road Library Adult Learning Program. She and her tutor, Paul, wrote the adaptation below to the well-known Christmas song.

The 12 Days of Christmas at the Spring Garden Library

Adapted by Jane Burchell & Paul Dawson

On the first day of Christmas the Librarian sent to me.....a Library Card and it’s free.

On the second day of Christmas the Librarian sent to me.....Christmas books to read.

On the third day of Christmas the Librarian sent to me.....Music, Art and Films.

On the fourth day of Christmas the Librarian sent to me.....Book Clubs, Conversation.

On the fifth day of Christmas the Librarian sent to me.....Lit---er---acy.

On the sixth day of Christmas the Librarian sent to me.....Crafts and Local History.

On the seventh day of Christmas the Librarian sent to me.....Readings by an Author.

On the eighth day of Christmas the Librarian sent to me.....Lots of Holiday Specials.

On the ninth day of Christmas the Librarian sent to me.....Charming Decorated Trees.

On the tenth day of Christmas the Librarian sent to me.....Elegant Christmas Socials.

On the eleventh day of Christmas the Librarian sent to me.....Holiday Sing-a-longs.

On the twelfth day of Christmas the Librarian sent to me.....Lovely Christmas Creations.

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