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Russellville hosts literacy fun

Russellville hosts literacy fun

April 3rd, 2013 in News
Cole County R-I Elementary School hosted a Literacy Night for about 50 parents and students recently. Submitted photo

RUSSELLVILLE - Family Literacy Night is held once a semester at the Cole County R-I Elementary School.

The recent literacy event had the theme "Books and Blankets," asking each child to bring a pillow and blanket to "snuggle up with a great book." They also were encouraged to wear pajamas and bring gently-used books for a a book exchange.

Each of the attending students who participated in a flashlight hunt received a new book.

Other activities included a bookmark-making table, read-aloud stories and refreshments.

About 50 parents and students attended the spring literacy night.