First Lady Crissy Haslam visits public libraries in Weakley, Henry and Carroll Counties and the Benton County Fair to encourage READ20 Family Book Club participation
NASHVILLE – First Lady Crissy Haslam visited public libraries in Weakley, Henry and Carroll Counties and the Benton County Fair today to promote her READ20 Family Book Club. During the library visits, Mrs. Haslam encouraged participation in the program by reading to children and donating copies of E.B. White’s Charlotte’s Web, the August Book of the Month, to the library. The First Lady concluded the day at the Benton County Fair where she encouraged participation in her READ20 Family Book Club by distributing copies of Charlotte’s Web to families at the fair.
“Literacy is the most important skill that children need for academic success. When parents engage in their child’s education by reading together for at least 20 minutes each day, students will be significantly more successful in school.”