ASSISTANCE FOR THE READING CORNER PROGRAM AT THEM AL HIDAYAH ROPE ASSEMBLY IN CIHANJAWAR VILLAGE, PURWAKARTA REGENCY IN 2023
Reading activities are very important for children to improve brain performance, increase knowledge and hone memory. The low interest in reading in children is the lack of availability of reading materials for children even if there is a little expensive and not affordable for most people, especially those who live in remote areas. There are several reasons children don't like to read 1). children have not found a good book or their favorite book, 2). There is no example that can be imitated or have never seen anyone who enjoys reading a book. The purpose of reading is the lack of reading facilities in the talim al hidayah assembly so that reading activities in children do not run optimally so that researchers are moved to hold a reading corner that aims to stimulate children to be more fond of reading and do other activities that can develop their potential and abilities, and can provide new information and can be used as consideration or input for themselves to know new knowledge. The method used uses PAR with the following steps; The first is to conduct an obsevation at the Talim Al Hidayah Assembly where there is a lack of reading book material and lack of interest in reading, the second is to conduct documentation and the third is to conduct interviews in order to accommodate community expectations referring to this potential, which is further realized through various programs documented in the program plan. The results of the reading corner activities attract children's attention to read books and stimulate children's curiosity to other sciences in the talim al hidayah assembly of cihanjawar village.
Keywords:mentoring, read, like to read, reading corne