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Friday, January 09, 2009

DOE Press Office
(850) 245-0413

Florida Celebrates First Ever Literacy Week

Florida’s first “Celebrate Literacy Week, Florida!” will be held the week of January 12-16. Throughout the week, many events have been planned aimed at promoting literacy throughout the state by raising awareness of the programs and projects offered by the Department of Education and its partner agencies and organizations. Literacy Week will promote the enjoyment of reading for children and adults of all ages.

The events will be held:

Kickoff Event
Monday, January 12, 2009
10:00 a.m.
Turlington Building
325 W. Gaines Street
Tallahassee
Literacy PSA Contest Winners Announcement
Wednesday, January, 14, 2009
1:00 p.m.
Ruediger Elementary School
526 West Tenth Street
Tallahassee
What’s Working in Reading
Wednesday, January 14, 2009
6:15 p.m.
University Center Club
FSU Doak Campbell Stadium
Tallahassee