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2013 Library Tour features local authors

F&M Trust is sponsoring the 2013 Library Tour in conjunction with The American Literacy Corporation (ALC). The tour includes visits to eight libraries in Franklin, Fulton and Cumberland counties. 

 

This year, the tour will feature visits from authors Floyd “SuperReader” Stokes and Michael Sgrignoli, who will read at each location.The purpose of the library tour is to promote reading to children from birth to 5thgrade and encourage regular visits to the library.  Dutch Wonderland tickets and other door prizes will be given out at each library, and light refreshments will be served.  The tour is free and open to the public. 

 

“I am looking forward to visiting many wonderful libraries in central Pennsylvania.  Special thanks to F&M Trust for sponsoring the tour since the inception of it.  I am excited about sharing my love of reading with the families,” stated author Floyd Stokes.

 

The library tour will make the following stops:

 

Grove Family Library - Chambersburg

Monday, May 13 at 6 p.m.

 

Shippensburg Library

Wednesday, May 15 at 6 p.m.

 

John Graham Library - Newville

Thursday, May 16 at 6 p.m.

 

Alexander Hamilton Memorial Library - Waynesboro

Monday, May 20 at 5 p.m.

 

Fort Loudon Community Library

Tuesday, May 21 at 6 p.m.

 

Cleve J Fredricksen Library – Camp Hill

Thursday, May 23 at 6 p.m.

 

Fulton County Library - McConnellsburg

Saturday, May 25 at 11 a.m.

 

Lilian S. Besore Library - Greencastle

Thursday, May 30 at 6 p.m.

 

Bosler Memorial Library - Carlisle

Friday, May 31 at 6 p.m.

 

 

Floyd Stokes is the author of twelve books:Teddy, The Hungry Little Bear; Say Ahh; Popcorn; The Old Lady Who Lived in a Shoe; My Glasses; The Boy Who Cried Wolf; Bullying is Bad; Thank You, You’re Welcome; We Are Money Smart; AJ The Rooster; and Healthy Habits.  He co-wroteDress Upwith his daughters Madison and Olivia.  His daughter, Madison, is also the author ofI Can Do It by Myself. In 2010, he travelled to libraries and schools in all 50 states to share his love of reading. 

 

Michael Sgrignoli is from Mechanicsburg. Together with his son, Ethan, he createdDinorific Poetry, a book that introduces readers to some familiar (and not-so-familiar) dinosaurs through lively, informative poems paired with the kind of colorful illustrations only the imagination of a child could produce.

 

 The ALC is a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization.  The purpose of the ALC is to design and implement supplemental literacy programs that promote the importance of learning to students up to 5thgrade.  Since its inception, the ALC has promoted reading to over 150,000 children.  For more information, please visit: www.superreader.org or contact Floyd Stokes at (717) 580-5429 or superreaders@aol.com

 

F&M Trust is an independent community bank headquartered in Chambersburg with over $1 billion in assets. With twenty-six community banking offices in Franklin, Cumberland, Fulton and Huntingdon Counties, the bank has offices in Chambersburg, St. Thomas, Mont Alto, Marion, Greencastle, Waynesboro, Camp Hill, Carlisle, Mechanicsburg, Boiling Springs, Newville, Shippensburg, McConnellsburg, Hustontown, Orbisonia, and Warfordsburg. 

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