Wednesday, September 15, 2010

Imagination Library Week is being celebrated in Lincoln County from Sept. 20-24.

As part of the celebration, volunteers will be reading to all the pre-k students at Ralph Askins School this week.

In Lincoln County, there will be a celebration that 76.16 percent of pre-school children are receiving a book a month from the Imagination Library, said Teresa Brown of Imagination Library here.

“Books are being mailed to 1,438 children,” Brown said. “Over 70,000 books have been mailed to children since the program began. The ultimate goal is that all children starting school have had books in the home since birth.”

Parents can go to   to change their address if needed. There are also change of address and registration forms available at the Health Department and the Fayetteville-Lincoln County Public Library. The Health Department has registration forms in Spanish.
Parents can go online to www.governorsfoundation . org to register their children.
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