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Wonder Woman "clicks her wrists" and magically the Literacy Day march down East Main to the Murfreesboro Civic Plaza begins.
Literacy Day supporters help newcomers sign-up for the big event.
Olive Branch Church Pastor Vincent Windrow
Judge Steve Daniel shows Lisa Mitchell a sample of the mini-library that will soon be at all Murfreesboro City School locations.
Stewarts Creek High School's Librarian Barbara Collie tells about the "See-Ya In The Boro" Bookfest, coming to MTSU March 11-12, 2016.
Stand back boys and girls, Wonder Woman suddenly appears by "clicking her wrists".
Read To Succeed's Executive Director Lisa Mitchell
Judge Daniel talks with the student whom you heard on the radio telling how he loves to read.
Judge Steve Daniel shows the free, tiny libraries are a project of the Murfreesboro Breakfast Rotary Club.
Literacy Day walkers cross South Church Street in front of the "WORDS" art sculpture.
The fountains on the Murfreesboro Civic Plaza, in front of the Linebaugh Library, create as restful setting for the Literacy Day activities.
The Literacy Day marchers arrive on the Murfreesboro Civic Plaza.
This is the Linebaugh Library booth.
A distant photo of some vendors next to the Linebaugh Library.
Read To Succeed's booth at the 2015 Literacy Day.
See Ya In The Boro Bookfest booth.
MTSU has a booth in the Literacy Day event.
Free food was another enjoyable part of the 2015 Literacy Day activities on the Murfreesboro Civic Plaza.
Motlow Community College
Department of Children's Services

With temps in the 80s and a gentle breeze, Saturday's weather was perfect for Literacy Day. The annual event is sponsored by the Olive Branch Church, Read to Succeed, and the Linebaugh Library System.

It began around 9:00 o'clock under the shadow of a giant oak tree at Central Magnet School.

Pastor Vincent L. Windrow with the Olive Branch Church stressed, "Not only does calling attention to the need for literacy help today's youth, but the benefits carry-on to the next generation, the one after that and so on."


NewsRadio WGNS asked a young child if they enjoyed reading, and what was their favorite book?

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A man in the crowd shared his thoughts on literacy . . .

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Read to Succeed Executive Director Lisa Mitchell commented . . .

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The Murfreesboro Breakfast Rotary Club is beginning a project that will encourage reading among all ages. Judge Steve Daniel explains . . .

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These free, small book libraries, will be at all Murfreesboro City Schools. He noted that each school will have a contest to build, design and paint the most unique mini-library. He noted that Rotary plans to expand the use of the enclosures throughout the area.

Stewarts Creek High School Librarian Barbara Collie told those in attendance about the Southeastern Young Adult Book Festival, better known as See-Ya In The Boro. This free two-day event comes to MTSU Friday and Saturday, March 11-12, 2016. She explained . . .

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