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Allegan kicks off ‘1,000 Books Before Kindergarten’ campaign

Posted at 9:21 AM, Sep 15, 2016
and last updated 2016-09-15 09:21:33-04

ALLEGAN, Mich-- Reading to your is one of the most effective ways to enrich language and encourage specific early literacy skills, according to the American Academy of Pediatrics. That's why Allegan County libraries and Allegan County United Way are partnering to launch 1,000 Books Before Kindergarten campaign.

The program is self-paced and families can take several months to a few years to complete. Stop by any of the counties 11 libraries to get started.