Monarch Park Collegiate
What's Happening in the Library
Welcome Back! See below to learn how reading improves your mental and physical well-being then come into the library and check out a book!
September - 5 Benefits of Reading Fiction
1. Reading Increases Empathy - Visualizing and imagining while you're reading stimulates the area of the brain responsible for understanding others better and seeing things from a different perspective.
2. Readers Sleep Better - Reading fiction helps you to relax and disengage you from your day better preparing your brain for sleep. Put your phone down and pick up a novel at bedtime.
3. Reading Increases Vocabulary - Having a larger vocabulary makes you a better communicator, so you can achieve greater success in school, job interviews, and relationships.
4. Reading Increases Attention Span - Reading story structure helps our brain think in sequence, linking cause and effect, which helps the brain concentrate on activities for longer periods of time.
Library Orientation for New Students