* To promote literacy in the community on an ongoing basis. * To further the awareness of reading to the public through media.
Elko County Reading Council
* Promotes local literacy projects * Professional development for educators * Reading events for children * Developing a lifelong love of reading
The Elko County Reading Council will be busy throughout the school year with projects in the community. Some of our projects include: a visiting author, Christmas Book Tree, support for literacy nights at schools, and encouraging positive engagement in reading. We also give reading grants to teachers and scholarships to graduating seniors.