Scholastic Reading Lounge opens in Sunway Pyramid

Last update: 09/01/2020

PETALING JAYA, Jan 9 -- Scholastic, the world's largest publisher and distributor of children's books, officially launched the brand new Scholastic Reading Lounge at Sunway Pyramid Mall here, today.

Created in collaboration with Sunway Malls with the objective to promote literacy and bonding time for families, this is the first programme in the country to be recognised this year as part of Kuala Lumpur World Book Capital 2020.

Scholastic Asia vice-president Selina Lee said the lounge is equipped with bestselling books to cater to families with children of every age, from babies to young adults. 

"There will also be regular reading activities and workshops to help parents and children foster closer ties through reading as a family.

"We have also equipped the Scholastic Reading Lounge with Literacy Pro, our latest digital tools that can assess a child's reading ability and match them to books that are just right for their reading level," she said at the launching ceremony here, today. 

The lounge located on level 1 at the Blue Zone, is open to the public daily from 10 am until 10 pm.

Also present at the ceremony was Sunway Malls and Theme Parks chief executive officer (CEO) HC Chan.