District campaign aims to make Springdale community of readers

Posted: June 15, 2017 at 1:06 a.m.

NWA Democrat-Gazette/JASON IVESTER Billboard with Springdale Mayor Doug Sprouse promoting Springdale Public Schools on display on South Pleasant Street in Springdale.

Elementary schools in the fall will make sure pupils have 20 to 30 minutes each school day to read books, and a new campaign by the district aims to promote reading across the community.

NWA Democrat-Gazette/JASON IVESTER Billboard with Springdale High School football coach Zak Clark and Har-Ber High School football coach Chris Wood pr...

Springdale summer reading programs

• Mobile libraries are offered at J.O. Kelly Middle School, J.B. Hunt Elementary School, Lee Elementary School, Monitor Elementary School, Sonora Elementary Schoo and Turnbow Elementary School.

• Students at the following schools keeping summer reading logs: Tyson Elementary School, Walker Elementary School and Westwood Elementary School.

• For information on Springdale Public Library programs for children and teenagers, visit www.springdalepubliclibrary.org or call (479) 750-8180.

Source: Staff Report

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