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By Stephanie Thompson
People Editor 

Program wants to keep teens reading


Keeping teenagers reading is the purpose behind Teen Read Week.

The Sweetwater County Library System is working hard to keep children reading throughout their lives, including their teenage years.

“Many teens who were avid readers as children fall out of reading when they reach their teenage years. It’s important, however, for teens to keep reading, especially to engage in reading for fun,” Lindsey Travis, library public relations specialist, said. “Reading helps to reduce stress and boredom. Through reading, teens can also discover new interests and learn to understand others -- th...

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