1,000 Books Before Kindergarten

Families are invited to join the 1,000 Books Before Kindergarten program at Emporia Public Library.  The 1,000 Books Before Kindergarten program is a nationwide challenge that encourages parents and caregivers to regularly read aloud to their children.  By reading just one book a night, families can reach the 1,000-book goal in three years and provide their children essential early literacy skills. Research shows that the most reliable predictor of school success is being read to during…

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5th Annual Pink Parade

On Tuesday, June 5, Emporia’s 5th annual Pink Parade will be at the Emporia High School Track at 7 pm. Participants will receive T-Shirts and ALL proceeds will go to Susan G. Komen 3 Day for the Cure, an organization dedicated to research, education, screening and treatment of breast cancer. Cost for the walk is $25. Register before May 21 to receive a T-shirt. Limited t-shirts will be available after this date. Participants will have…

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