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West Michigan librarians explain the importance of early literacy

Posted at 12:08 PM, Aug 30, 2021

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. — Now more than ever, children living in poverty face so many disadvantages. But together, we can put books in the hands of children in need.

That's why Scripps, our parent company, is kicking off the If You Give a Child a Book Campaign to raise money for West Michigan kids and ultimately give them access to books.

Savannah Fish spoke to West Michigan librarians about why early literacy is so important.

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