Spotlight: Hooked on Books


Dolores Sarafinski, Ph.D., director of the Hooked on Books! program in Erie, explains why employers need to be “hooked on books” and how it can better prepare students today for the work force of tomorrow.

Dolores Sarafinski, Ph.D., is a professor emerita of English at Gannon University and founder and executive director of the inspirational reading program Hooked on Books!, which currently reaches 550 children in the City of Erie, and the family literacy program Hooked on Books! Hooked on Families! Sarafinski recently sat down with the Business Magazine to discuss the importance of these programs to a well-trained work force.