Explore Reading Night

The Lee County Chapter of the Iowa Reading Association held its annual Explore Reading Night at the Keokuk Public Library Round Room. This PreK-3 event included read-alouds, snacks, crafts, parent tips for reading with children, and free books for students to choose and take home.

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“Whether rich or poor, residents of the United States or China, illiterate or college graduates, parents who have books in the home increase the level of education their children will attain, according to a 20-year study led by Mariah Evans, University of Nevada, Reno associate professor of sociology and resource economics.”
http://www.unr.edu/nevada-today/news/2010/books-in-the-home-as-important-as-parents-education-level