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National Literacy Month

Lit·er·a·cy (noun) - the quality or state of being literate, especially the ability to read and write.

September is national literacy month! For the past 24 years, libraries, schools, and educational programs across the United States have celebrated national literacy day.
Do you remember the phrase “Reading is fundamental”? Have you ever wondered why it is fundamental? The future requires students like you to continue to develop their literacy skills. Doing so will make it easier to invent, design, create, compute, communicate, make critical judgments, and solve real-world problems. You could have a future in the development of others by becoming an ESL teacher, librarian, educator, translator, or tutor. Read on your own to build your skills and explore more opportunities.

Tips to promote literacy around you:

  • Visit your local library

  • Share your favorite book with a friend or family member

  • Volunteer to read with younger kids

  • Encourage others to read

  • Download these apps that can help improve your reading skills
    App 1 App 2

U put the lit in literacy!

Earlier Event: August 26
National Women's Equality Day
Later Event: September 2
Labor Day