“The more that you read, the more things you will know. The more that you learn, the more places you'll go.”
INDIANAPOLIS | More than two dozen legislative proposals were separately approved Thursday by the Republican-controlled House and Senate, sending them across the Statehouse rotunda and into the opposite chamber.
Teddy the labradoodle greets Jorien Chopps , 5, as her twin sister, Kiernan Chopps, reads aloud Thursday afternoon at the Hebron Public Library. Teddy, part of the Pet Partners Program, is a therapy dog that came to the library to help children practice reading. Also pictured is Teddy's owne…
Meghan Urban, 8, reads to Teddy and his owner, Mari Hahn, Thursday afternoon at the Hebron library.
INDIANAPOLIS | Homeowners associations could no longer prohibit elected officials or political candidates from entering their neighborhoods under legislation unanimously approved by a House committee Wednesday.
GARY | Jumpstart’s premiere national campaign, "Read for the Record," presented in partnership with the Pearson Foundation, is one time of the year when millions of individuals come together to celebrate literacy and support Jumpstart in its efforts to promote early childhood education.
GRIFFITH | Fourth-graders in Noel Kraus' class used their creativity to match with reading and pumpkins last week at St. Mary School. The students were asked to re-read one of their favorite books and, with their families, create a character from the book using a pumpkin. Just in time for Ha…
ST. JOHN | An award-winning poet and freelance writer returned to the Tri-Town area recently to share her talent and passion for writing. Children’s author Donna (Austgen) Frisinger visited St. John the Evangelist School to read her latest children’s book with kindergarten through second-gra…
Oct. 4 was “Put your nose in a good book day.” The Indiana Adult Literacy Coalition started this campaign in September 2003 to emphasize the importance of reading and literacy.
Power Paws for Kids Inc. Animal Assisted Therapy, has 40 active members who, with their Canine Good Citizen therapy dogs, visit libraries in Crown Point, Dyer/Schererville, Munster, Winfield, and South Holland to hold "Read To the Dogs" programs for children.
MERRILLVILLE | The Northwest Indiana Literacy Coalition and Books to Bridge the Region made their annual presentation to area school superintendents at the Northwest Indiana Public Schools Study Council meeting last month.
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HAMMOND | The Hammond Public Library’s Reader’s Theater presents “How I Became a Pirate” by Melinda Long at 2 p.m. Saturday at the library, 564 State St.
LOWELL | Celebrate the “dog days of summer” at the Lowell Public Library and its Shelby and Schneider branches by joining the summer reading club and Wrap Your Paws Around A Good Book. Children, preschool through grade 5, can register at any time now through July 27, the last day to enter b…
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“There are three kinds of people. Those who make things happen, those who watch things happen and those who wonder, 'What happened?'”
Hammond resident Gail Rodovich highlighted the growth of the Hammond Education Foundation program “Come Read with Me” during her presentation for the National School Foundation Association Conference in Indianapolis.
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