April 23, 2017

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Chicago Kids Read a Record 1.5 Million Books as Part of Rahm’s Readers Summer Reading Program


Some 60,232 Chicago kids read more than 1.5 million books this summer, thanks to Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s Rahm’s Readers, the Chicago Public Library’s summer reading program. Studies show that children who participate in summer reading programs maintain or improve their reading skills and start school ready to learn.