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Reading aloud helps children grow

A couple weeks ago, I read a story on the New York Times about the value of reading aloud to children when they’re young. The American Academy of Pediatrics recommended that parents read aloud to children as a “daily fun … Continue reading

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York Emporium, Irvin’s Books to participate in 2014 World Book Night

The York Emporium and Irvin’s Books will participate as host sites in York County for the 2014 World Book Night.

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York County Libraries to hold GOAL Celebration Nov. 16

York County Libraries will hold its Grade One At the Library (GOAL) celebration Nov. 16, 2013, at Penn State York.

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Review: ‘The Fault in Our Stars’ by John Green

Dallastown resident and former Red Lion Area High School English teacher Rebecca Thiegs reviews “The Fault In Our Stars” by John Green.

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Mechanicsburg author Mike Sgrignoli launches Children’s Book Blast series at Midtown Scholar

Mechanicsburg author Mike Sgrignoli will launch Children’s Book Blast, a monthly series beginning at Midtown Scholar Bookstore in Harrisburg, on June 29, 2013.

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Collinsville Community Library offers chance to read to horses

Collinsville Community Library offers reluctant readers a chance to sharpen their skills by reading to horses. The next reading time is May 14, 2013.

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Dillsburg mom Tiffany Dickerson starts Sydney’s Book Club for young kids

Dillsburg mom Tiffany Dickerson started Sydney’s Book Club, which meets every other week at Midtown Scholar Bookstore in Harrisburg, to encourage a love for reading for kids 3 to 5 years old.

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York-area ‘givers’ to celebrate World Book Night April 23

Ten York County givers, including Gloria and Terry Irvin of Irvin’s Books in West Manchester Township, will act as givers for World Book Night April 23, 2013.

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York County Libraries celebrate Read Across America

York County Libraries and area schools are planning events for Read Across America, a nationwide literacy promotion sponsored by the National Education Association.

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York County Libraries, York County Literacy Council partner for ‘York Reads!’

York County Libraries and the York County Literacy Council are partnering together for “York Reads!”, a joint initiative to promote literacy in York County.

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