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Take a book, leave a book — Little Free Library goes up downtown

What is black and white and”read” all over? The little red, shingled wooden box full of books in Downtown Bangor of course. Central Street Farmhouse has added a “Little Free Library” to its pocket park and is encouraging area residents to take a book and return the same or different book at a later time. […]

Literacy: The first year

We know now that literacy skills begin developing during the first years of life. Programs like “Raising Readers,” which many Maine hospitals and doctors offices participate in, gift books to children right from birth knowing it sets a good foundation.┬áNow, we’re not talking ABC’s in the hospital room, but those early months of looking and […]