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June 15, 2013

St. Peter program aims to fight the Summer Slide

School offers a free meal, activities and reading events


“It’s not anything that they’re graded on. It’s not anything they have to do. They can sit and read and relax,” she said.

Part of the program includes group reading sessions by volunteer readers. Anyone interested in being a volunteer can email Prafke at

Book donations dropped off at the school or Econofoods also are welcomed.

At a glance The Bookmobile will be at Read and Feed 12:30-1 p.m. June 27, July 11, July 25, Aug. 8 and Aug. 22. 4-H on Wheels will be there June 27, July 8, July 16 and July 23.

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