Euharlee Elementary shares love of reading
by Mark Andrews
Feb 15, 2013 | 1709 views | 0 0 comments | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend | print
Bartow County Commissioner Steve Taylor, with his granddaughter Lili Womack on his lap, reads to Pat Boyter’s first grade class at Euharlee Elementary School. Womack is a student in the class where the commissioner was one of the community members who volunteered Thursday for the “Read with the One You Love” event at the school. SKIP BUTLER/The Daily Tribune News
Bartow County Commissioner Steve Taylor, with his granddaughter Lili Womack on his lap, reads to Pat Boyter’s first grade class at Euharlee Elementary School. Womack is a student in the class where the commissioner was one of the community members who volunteered Thursday for the “Read with the One You Love” event at the school. SKIP BUTLER/The Daily Tribune News
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On Thursday, local law enforcement officials, retired educators and other members of the community volunteered to read to students at Euharlee Elementary School during the second “Read with the One You Love Day.”

“It’s important we have that community involvement and the students love to be read to,” Media Specialist Ann Bagley said. “[The students] have asked if we could do [Read with the One You Love Day] again and ... the teachers absolutely loved it as well.”

The event featured a guest reading to every classroom in the school.

“I thinks it’s really good for the kids to see these community members coming in ... just to see how important reading is and it’s neat for [the students] because these aren’t people they normally interact with either,” Bartow County Library System Youth Coordinator and guest reader Thomas Shalin said. “To have that, it’s just a good promotion for reading.”