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Summer reading program motivates young readers

 

June 28, 2019

Bryan Hellios/Daily Globe

FOUR BIKES park at Ironwood's Carnegie Library waiting to be won by some lucky young readers near the end of summer. Dusty Boggs donated the bikes to the library to encourage young people to read more.

By BRYAN HELLIOS

bhellios@yourdailyglobe.com

IRONWOOD - The Ironwood Carnegie Library is giving away four bikes and various other prizes to encourage children to read this summer.

Lynne Wiercinski, director at the library, said the contest is open to local youth and the incentives are working.

"When you heard one little girl downstairs who said, 'I never liked to read, but then there was the bicycle drawing and I started reading and now I really like to read,'" Wiercinski said. "It was like wow, it did work - it did what it was supposed to do."

To participate, young readers keep track of t...



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