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Books: What a Way to Make a Livin’

This came across the newswire over the weekend, and we thought it was certainly worth sharing…. Dolly Parton, one of the most-honored female country performers of all time, founded Imagination Library in 1995. Last week, the Imagination Library donated its 100 millionth book. The Library of Congress celebrated by inviting Ms. Parton, a longtime literacy […]

Hub City Waters Young Readers, Hoping They’ll Grow

The lifelong benefits of reading to babies and children are well-documented. Reading to one’s child strengthens the parent-child relationship, and the more words a child learns, the more comfortable he or she is using those words. Children with poor reading proficiency have the greatest risk of not finishing high school and failing to find economic […]