Harris County Expands Mobile Library Program by Adding Fourth “Curiosity Cruiser” – Houston Public Media

Children from the Fifth Ward neighborhood of Houston display books they received Tuesday from Curiosity Cruiser, a mobile library published by Harris County Public Library. To the left is Edward Melton, Executive Director of the Library System. Instead of playing catchy, familiar tunes through a speaker system attached to the ceiling, the sides of the … Read more

Lethbridge’s Word on the Street Festival returns to celebrate literacy and books – Lethbridge

The Word on the Street Festival celebrated reading for all on Saturday, as people, dogs and Lethbridge Boots the goat welcomed the annual in-person event. Shoe owners Susan Iman and Jeff MacDonald said it was great to see people stepping back from society harnessing the power of books. “I think it’s important, and what I … Read more

Children of Lake Geneva can now get a free book every month, at birth up to the age of five. | local news

Children in the Lake Geneva region and Bloomfield / Genoa can get a free book each month through a program created by legendary singer Dolly Parton. The Walworth County Reading Project was set up in July to help bring the Dolly Parton Imagination Library Program to the area. The program allows children to get a … Read more