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PLATTSBURGH | Local book lovers are ramping up for the first-ever Plattsburgh Big Read next month. more

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TICONDEROGA | With the start of the new Girl Scout year, southern Essex County Girl Scouts have hit the ground running with projects and events. more

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SCHROON LAKE | Schroon Lake Central School’s Big Read project will take on the classic Western novel “True Grit.” more

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SARANAC | In an age of blossoming e-book sales, technology ever-changing the way that readers consume media, one tradition — the book club — remains constant in Saranac. more

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SCHROON LAKE | Students at Schroon Lake Central School have become “Wild About Reading.” more

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RUTLAND | Banned Books Week has become somewhat of a pop culture happening in recent years. more

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MIDDLEBURY | While still of concern to teachers and school administrators in Vermont, new data indicates that the state may be turning the corner regarding student absenteeism. more

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CROWN POINT | Crown Point Central School received a grant from the International Paper Foundation to help support a new Family Literacy Program at the school, and they’re putting it to use. more

The Sun

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CADYVILLE | The Town of Plattsburgh on Sunday turned the page on Clinton County’s first storybook trail. more

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PORT HENRY — Literacy Volunteers of Essex and Franklin Counties (LVEF) has been awarded $2,000 grant by the International Paper Foundation to underwrite printing costs for the organization’s brochures, annual report and newsletter. more

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ELIZABETHTOWN — The Elizabethtown Library launched summer Library Camp last week with a five-week focus on elements of nature. more

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SCHROON LAKE — Saddle up, buckaroos. more

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PLATTSBURGH — New York State Assemblyman Billy Jones (D-Chateaugay) recently announced the start of this year’s Summer Reading Challenge, an annual state-led effort to inspire children to read throughout the summertime. more

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PLATTSBURGH — SUNY Plattsburgh recently received a $13,500 grant through the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA). more

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JOHNSBURG — The Town of Johnsburg Library summer reading programs are held every Wednesday at 10:15. more

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WESTPORT – The annual Westport Library book sale will return July 1-3. more

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INDIAN LAKE — Indian Lake Central School participated in this year’s Read for Ronald McDonald House program. more

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TICONDEROGA – Ticonderoga Elementary School has received the Toolbox for Education Grant from Lowe’s Home Centers to start an innovative new learning program. more

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WESTPORT — The Westport Library Association welcomed new Director Nicholas Faragan at a community reception last week. more

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JOHNSBURG — Program mails free book every month to children from birth to five more

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