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Summer readers program in NH, Vermont accepting applications

June 1, 2019

WATERBURY, Vt. (AP) — The Children’s Literacy Foundation is accepting applications for its Summer Readers program for low-income children in Vermont and New Hampshire.

Children get to choose two new books during the summer break.

Last year, the program served nearly 11,000 kids at 178 events throughout both states.

Eligible partners include libraries, summer school programs and childcare centers. Camps and recreation programs, affordable housing developments and programs serving immigrants and refugees can also apply.

Applications are due June 12 and can be found at www.clifonline.org .

The foundation is a nonprofit whose mission is to encourage reading and writing among low-income, at-risk and rural children up to age 12 throughout New Hampshire and Vermont.

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