Stories Of Impact

Muskingum County Community Foundation Stories Of Impact Turning the Page on Literacy 2022 Fall Grant Competition

Turning the Page on Literacy

Nestled outside of Maysville Elementary School sit three benches that form a horseshoe. A small gaggle of third graders spread themselves among the benches and settle in for story time. Across from them is a rocking chair, currently occupied by their teacher, that faces the benches for any storyteller to sit and read aloud to eager students. In the short distance, a wooden structure in the shape of a house stands with a small plaque that reads: “Lending Library – the best books are shared. Give a book, take a book.”

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