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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 […]

The Art to a Healthy Reading Habit

Our friend Patricia Oliver, the Community Engagement Specialist in the Catawba County Library System, recently wrote the following article for the library’s e-newsletter. We liked it so much, we wanted to share it with you. How to Pack More Books into Your Life The Art to a Healthy Reading Habit NEWTON—So many books and so […]

Poet.She Launches “Fight for Literacy” Campaign

From our friends at the Triad-based organization Poet.She: Just in time for summer break, female spoken word and performance group, Poet.She has launched a Fight for Literacy campaign from May 2012 until the new academic school year. The six-week reading and creative writing after school program has been proven to increase the literacy skills of […]