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By Lillian Palmer
Staff Writer 

Foundation shares love of books


Star photo by Lillian Palmer

Payton Murrey (left) and Charlotte Bird dance and laugh together during the "brain break" at the Washington first grade library excursion.

Children's giggles and smiles fill the room as they intently listen to lines from the book "The Day the Crayons Came Home" being read to them by librarians' theatrical voices. A page featuring the glow-in-the-dark crayon was actually glowing in the dark, with a back background.

"Awesome," the Washington Elementary School first graders said in unison. They really enjoyed that page.

Librarians at the Sweetwater County Library read six books to the first grade classes Thursday, as part of the statewide Wyoming Reads program. After all six books were read aloud, the students chose which book...

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