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Celebrate Reading event is Saturday, April 23

The public is invited to Celebrate Reading with lunch, free books for kids, and petting zoo at the Iowa Falls Hy-Vee from noon to 3 pm on Saturday, April 23.

During the event, guest readers will be on hand to narrate a variety of children’s books inside of Hy-Vee. Each young participant will receive a free book, donated by one of the local libraries listed as sponsors below. Children who complete and turn in the Reading Log (sent home via the schools this week) will receive two free books. Extra copies of the Reading Log are available at the local libraries.

The $2 lunch will include a hot dog, chips and a beverage.

Celebrate Reading is co-sponsored by the Iowa Falls Community Chest, Hy-Vee, Barlow Memorial Library, Dr. Grace O. Doane Public Library in Alden, Ellsworth Community College’s Osgood Library, the Iowa Falls-Alden school libraries, and Iowa Valley Continuing Education

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