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Read These 11 Books to Celebrate Diversity on Read Across America Day 2022

Celebrate Read Across America Day by Reading Along with Our Local Schools   Learning to read is a lifelong gift. With proven benefits like reducing stress, improving concentration, and expanding […]

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Infographic: How Reading Makes a Difference

  Prepare for Read Across America Day with these ‘RAAD’ Facts about Reading in Elementary School   Reading teaches us new things, lets us explore new worlds, and introduces us […]

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Volunteers Virtually Help Students Celebrate Read Across America Day

  The Salt Lake Community donated 108 hours of time and over 8,000 books to help students find the fun in reading   Tuesday, March 2nd, was Read Across America […]

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Staff Book Recommendations
Celebrate the Love of Reading with These Staff Recommendations

Add some new books to your library in time for Read Across America Day with these favorites from our staff   United Way of Salt Lake is excited about Read […]

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Diverse Books
15 Books that Celebrate Diversity for Read Across America Day

Learn about the books our local schools are requesting for their Read Across America Day celebrations Help local schools celebrate diversity in reading. This Read Across America Day, schools are […]

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Hundreds of volunteers made literacy fun for Read Across America Day

During the first week of March, hundreds of volunteers helped students in 14 schools across the Wasatch Front build a passion for reading during the National Education Association’s Read Across America initiative.   United Way […]

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Library feature photo
The library is “more than just books”

We sat down with Heather Buhler, a librarian at the Bingham Creek branch, and Tina Bartholoma, senior librarian in the Outreach and Programming Team for the Salt Lake County Library, […]

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Getting the Most out of Your Student’s Summer Learning

Summer programs across the Wasatch front and a neighbor in the Wasatch Back (Park City) are unifying forces to help reduce summer slide. We’re not saying that we’re at parks […]

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Summer Reading
Kearns Community Schools Create Summer Learning Packets to Prevent Learning Loss

West Kearns Elementary was in a bit of a bind coming into the end of the 2018-2019 school year. With classes winding down, Community School Director, DeLayna Wilhelmsen, realized West […]

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Partner Reading is Giving Struggling Students a Chance to Succeed

By Kelly Schmidt, Content Manager at United Way of Salt Lake Erin Butler’s third grade students at West Kearns Elementary are diving into reading head first. They are reading chapter […]

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Savage Services Volunteer helping at Midvale
Midvale Students Making “Great Leaps” in Literacy Thanks to Savage Volunteers

By: Kelly Schmidt, Content Manager at United Way of Salt Lake Savage believes in being a good neighbor in the communities where their team members live and work. It’s one […]

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UWSL summer learning loss work taking strides toward improving literacy

By Kelly Schmidt, content manager at United Way of Salt Lake When Oquirrh Hills Elementary School in Kearns, Utah added a literacy block to its summer learning program in 2014, […]

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