Library Awarded Literacy Grant

Posted: February 9, 2013 at 5 a.m.

The Bentonville Public Library recently received a $10,000 grant to help the library partner with schools to improve literacy in families who struggle to learn English.

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Chinese New Year Celebration

The Bentonville Public Library will host a Chinese New Year celebration from 2 to 4 p.m. today in the Walmart Community Room. Activities include a traditional Chinese lion dance, a snake storytime in honor of the Year of the Snake and crafts. The library is at 405 S. Main St.

Source: Staff Report

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