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Hammond Reads

Hammond Reads participates in Back-to-School event

HAMMOND | Members of Hammond Reads, Inc., participated in the Back-to-School Fest on Aug. 2, sponsored by The Gate Church in Hammond. Board members gave away 546 children’s books and 153 adult books, plus pencils, bookmarks, and tips on reading and literacy.

August 11, 2014 12:40 pm
Hammond reads awards contest winners

Hammond reads awards contest winners

HAMMOND | Hammond Reads, Inc., recognized the winners of its 13th annual Essay Contest with a reception at Morton High School. The 2013-2014 contest theme was, “If You Were Stranded on a Deserted Island, What Book Would You Want With You, and Why?”

June 26, 2014 3:51 pm

LAUW launches volunteer reading program

GRIFFITH | The Lake Area United Way announced it is introducing the 1-2-3 Read to Me Story Time, a literacy program at the Hammond Public Library for elementary school children.

March 25, 2014 8:00 pm

Federal courts and Hammond Reads host Time Out for Reading event

HAMMOND | The U.S. District Court and the literacy organization Hammond Reads will host a reading, education and patriotism event Friday morning.

October 03, 2012 12:00 am
These readers can write, too

These readers can write, too

HAMMOND | Hammond Reads Inc. recently recognized the winners of its 11th annual Essay Contest at an event at Morton High School. The theme of this year's contest was, "If you could change the ending of a book, what book would it be, and how would you change it?"

July 05, 2012 12:00 am Photos

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Hammond Reads Distributes 625 Books to Children at WIC Offices

HAMMOND | Putting books into children’s hands is one of the things Hammond Reads, Inc. does best. This April, the not-for-profit literacy organization donated 625 books to children at the city’s three WIC offices. Additionally, 387 pamphlets emphasizing the importance of reading to children …

May 22, 2012 3:54 pm
Rotary Provides Dictionaries to Hammond Schools

Rotary Provides Dictionaries to Hammond Schools

HAMMOND | Third-grade students of Hammond elementary schools will once again have the opportunity to increase their vocabulary skills as volunteers from Hammond Rotary, Hammond Reads and the Telecom Pioneers distribute dictionaries to their classrooms.

January 12, 2012 1:47 pm

Hammond Civic Center celebrates 75th anniversary

This year marks the 75th anniversary of the Hammond Civic Center at 5825 Sohl Ave.

December 30, 2011 12:00 am
Hammond Reads marks 10th Anniversary with Ice Cream Social July 16

Hammond Reads marks 10th Anniversary with Ice Cream Social July 16

HAMMOND | Hammond Reads, Inc., is celebrating its 10th Anniversary from 1-3:00 p.m. on Saturday, July 16, with a free Ice Cream Social at Franciscan St. Margaret Health - Hammond Campus 8th floor conference center.

July 14, 2011 11:32 am
Hammond Reads eyes a city of readers

Hammond Reads eyes a city of readers

HAMMOND | The mission of Hammond Reads, Inc., is to build a city of readers.

May 11, 2011 3:51 pm
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