Library, United Way to promote literacy with puppet shows, stories

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Kingston Public Library will host Roane County United Way’s Day of Action on June 21 to promote literacy in imaginative, fun ways.

The free event from 9 a.m. to noon in the library at 1004 Bradford Way, will include puppet shows, storytime and prizes.

Activities start with a 4-H bug program at 9. Puppet shows at 9:30 and 10:30 will focus on sun and stranger safety, and the United Way’s storytime at 10 will be “Love You Forever.”

Other activities and information will be available from representatives of Roane County Rescue Squad, Roane County Sheriff’s Office, Roane Imagination Library, West Roane County Fire Department, Mid-East Community Action Agency, Child Advocacy Center of the 9th Judicial District, CASA and Roane County University of Tennessee Extension.

Call 882-7711 to register to present a program.

More details about Kingston Public Library and its programs are available by calling 376-9005.