HAMMOND | Purdue University Calumet's Charlotte Riley Child Center has openings for its Summer Camp and Kindergarten Boot Camp.
HAMMOND | The School City of Hammond, in collaboration with the Northwest Indiana Reading Council, hosted a Young Authors Conference last month at Morton Elementary School.
"Remember - you are your own brand," business coach Franne McNeal was telling some 100 women crowded into a downtown Manhattan office lounge one evening last week.
The Lansing Library participated in World Book Night on Tuesday, with volunteers at various locations in the village handing out books for free to encourage nonreaders to read.
GARY | Wes Moore, New York Times and Wall Street Journal best-selling author of "The Other Wes Moore: One Name, Two Fates," will speak about the book at 4 p.m. March 6 at Indiana University Northwest.
HAMMOND | Hammond Public Library events and activities represent a wide range of interests and educational topics. Here is a sampling of upcoming programs at the library, 564 State St.:
INDIANAPOLIS | The Indiana House voted 92-6 Monday to establish a preschool pilot program providing tuition support for up to 1,000 4-year-olds to attend preschool in five to-be-determined counties.
The young people of today’s society are forgetting how important it is to read books for the basic benefit of expanding their minds.
While sorting and reviewing the existing book collection, Kristal Rada, head of Youth Services Department at Portage Library, decided it was time for some early spring cleaning.
SCHERERVILLE | Listening to stories is nothing new at Forest Ridge Academy, but hearing them from the actual author is.
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With all the gizmos, gadgets and electronic media available these days, it can be tough for parents to get kids to sit down with good old-fashioned books. But regular reading, done for fun, is linked to better school performance.
CHESTERTON | A new bookstore, The Living Room, has opened at 135 S. Calumet Ave.
SCHERERVILLE | The Lake County Public Library's Dyer-Schererville branch offers a program that encourages children 12 to 17 years old to review books.
Before lawmakers throw money at the thorny issue of early-childhood education they should consider an experiment in Richmond aimed at getting parents to read to their children daily.
The recent campaign encouraging children to become interested in reading by wearing clown noses and reading the Preamble to the Constitution was beyond degradation. Not only was it demeaning for the students, to choose our Constitution iced the cake.
CROWN POINT | More than 600 participants gathered in the Eisenhower Elementary School gym for a literacy assembly at 10 a.m. Oct. 5 to participate in the annual Time Out for Reading event.
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