PROGRAMS 2014-15 Parents are a child’s ﬁrst and most important teacher. The HERO PROJECT is on a mission to inspire every family to hope more, love more and learn more. The program highlights families in our own communities and challenges all parents to be heroes to the children in our lives.
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of Lake County children have at least one parent enrolled in the program
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Be inspired. Live Happy. Be a HERO! The LAKE COUNTY LITERACY TASK FORCE supports all Lake County residents in having an avenue to celebrate literacy.
High quality children’s books are purchased for participating schools. These books are read by community members to students at Lower Lake Elementary, Kelseyville Elementary, Riviera Elementary, Upper Lake Elementary and Lucerne Elementary. Following the reading, the books are donated to the school library.
Designed to promote the enjoyment of reading literature and the engagment of reluctant readers. Cultural events partner with libraries, museums, theatres and other local organizations which include K-12 schools and community colleges. 2015 focused on To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee. 2016 promised to be exciting focusing on The Call of the Wild by Jack London.
Program provides books to the homes of Lake County children aged 0-5. Partnerships with Sutter, St. Helena Hospital, First 5 Lake, and more support this program. Over 915 children in Lake County have particpated in Imagination Library. Over 10,200 books have been put into the hands of Lake County’s youngest residents.