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National Family Literacy Day


October 29, 2020

Jeff Brown (center) shares a book with sons Grady Brown (left) and Layton Arnold (right). Just one of many ways to ReadWriteThink on National Family Literacy Day this coming Sunday, Nov. 1. The Desire Tobey Sears Chapter of the NSDAR and the Jewell Public Library encourage all to participate in the event. Grady, Jeff and Layton are from Jewell. Photo courtesy of Tabitha Brown.

Sunday is the 27th annual National Family Literacy Day! The day was designated in 1994 by a joint resolution of the 103rd Congress of the United States. Celebrated every year since, the event kicks off National Literacy Month.

This year Desire Tobey Sears Chapter NSDAR is joining with the Jewell Public Library to promote the event. Both encourage area families to ReadWriteThink on Sunday, and then keep reading during the entire month.

Why Literacy Day? The most important determinent of a child's language and emergent literacy is parental involvement. The more parents (grandparents too!...

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