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Second-graders enjoy surprise visit

Second-graders enjoy surprise visit

CROWN POINT | Spike Albrecht paid a visit to his alma mater recently before heading to Ann Arbor for his junior year at the University of Michigan.

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Time Out For Reading set for 10 a.m. Friday

Time Out For Reading set for 10 a.m. Friday

Everyone in Northwest Indiana is welcome to join thousands of children and adults in Lake, Porter, Jasper, LaPorte, Newton, Pulaski and Starke counties at 10 a.m. Friday and put their noses in a book during the 12th annual Time Out for Reading event co-sponsored by the Northwest Indiana Lite…

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Educators promote reading as sorority pledges

Educators promote reading as sorority pledges

Beta Mu chapter of Phi Delta Kappa Inc. recently inducted into its sorority 10 educators directly or indirectly involved in the field of education.

September 29, 2014 12:00 am
GUEST COMMENTARY: United We Read engages children, volunteers, parents

GUEST COMMENTARY: United We Read engages children, volunteers, parents

Imagine for a moment that you lacked the ability to read. How would you find employment that provided a living wage for you and your family if you could not complete a simple job application? How would you be able to drive a car if you could not read directional or street signs? How would yo…

September 28, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Slideshow: 10 most-banned books

Slideshow: 10 most-banned books

September 24, 2014 10:49 am Photos

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Time out For Reading events asks everyone to put their nose in a book

Time out For Reading events asks everyone to put their nose in a book

MERRILLVILLE | Top-flight athletes are not the only ones to hear a recruiting speech.

September 17, 2014 12:00 am

Chicago mayor says students read 2.7 million books

CHICAGO | Chicago Public School students read 2.7 million books this summer as part of Mayor Rahm Emanuel's Readers Summer Learning Challenge, officials announced Monday

September 16, 2014 8:02 am
Lansing celebrates literacy

Lansing celebrates literacy

Brandi Smits, department head of Infants, Teens & In-Betweens, poses Saturday with several of the poster displays during the Literacy Fair at the Lansing Public Library in Lansing. This is the first year the library held the fair.

August 09, 2014 5:07 pm
The Lansing Public Library hosts a Literacy Fair in Lansing, Ill. Saturday August 9, 2014.Stephanie Dowell, The Times

The Lansing Public Library hosts a Literacy Fair in Lansing, Ill. Saturday August 9, 2014.Stephanie Dowell, The Times

Byron Burnley, 7, of Lansing, poses Saturday next to his display during the Literacy Fair at the Lansing Public Library in Lansing. Children chose books based on state award lists based on their age groups and created tri-fold poster displays about their book. This is the first year the Lans…

August 09, 2014 5:07 pm

Writing workshop, dinner and reading planned

HAMMOND | The Indiana Writers’ Consortium and Books, Brushes, and Bands for Education have teamed up to host a second Turn the Knob Adult Creative Writing Workshop from 1 to 9 p.m. Saturday.

July 30, 2014 12:00 am

Interest young children in reading and you have a reader for life

By any measure, we know that to do well in school, reading is fundamental. That is not just a catchy phrase, but a fact that teachers will talk at great lengths about, no matter the subject area.

July 27, 2014 12:00 am
Books-A-Million closes its Southlake Mall store, will relocate

Books-A-Million closes its Southlake Mall store, will relocate

HOBART | Lake County is without a large chain bookstore for the first time in years, but readers shouldn't fret – the next chapter is a relocation.

July 18, 2014 4:56 pm
Lake County Public Library salutes Read-a-Thon winners

Lake County Public Library salutes Read-a-Thon winners

HOBART | The Lake County Public Library Foundation recognized first-place winners of its annual Read-a-Thon at the awards ceremony at Avalon Manor last month.

June 30, 2014 12:00 am

Whatever your interest, find it at the library

HAMMOND | Patrons will find plenty of to this month at the Hammond Public Library, 564 State St.

May 08, 2014 12:00 am

Encourage children to read and they'll never lack for adventure

“The more that you read, the more things you will know. The more that you learn, the more places you'll go.”

March 09, 2014 12:00 am

Child tan ban, cursive writing mandate approved by Senate

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.

January 23, 2014 3:39 pm Related
Hebron library offers special audience for readers

Hebron library offers special audience for readers

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…

January 16, 2014 4:56 pm
Hebron library offers special audience for readers

Hebron library offers special audience for readers

Meghan Urban, 8, reads to Teddy and his owner, Mari Hahn, Thursday afternoon at the Hebron library.

January 16, 2014 4:56 pm

More than 50 proposals reviewed by 150 state lawmakers in 16 House, Senate committees

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.

January 15, 2014 4:28 pm Related
Reading gives you a Jumpstart

Reading gives you a Jumpstart

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.

November 24, 2013 12:00 am
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