Winner of the Read for the Record

October 30, 2012

As part of the Literacy Coalition of Palm Beach County program titled 2012 Mayor’s Literacy Initiative, the City participated in the Read for the Record contest. The contest goals were for adults to read the children’s book Ladybug Girl and the Bug Squad to as many children as possible across the nation in one day. On Thursday, October 4, over 40 staff members and elected officials read to 1,769 students at Boynton Beach elementary schools, child care centers and the City Library thereby winning the award for Large Cities category for reaching the most children. The City won a large basket of books that was donated to the City Library’s children’s book collection.


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