MERRILLVILLE | Top-flight athletes are not the only ones to hear a recruiting speech.
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
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.
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…
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.
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.
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.
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.
HAMMOND | Patrons will find plenty of to this month at the Hammond Public Library, 564 State St.
“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.
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