Community partners team up to promote literacy and the lifelong love of reading. This year marks the 11th anniversary of Project Literacy, a collaborative initiative that includes school programs, author visits and book signings for the public. Wells Fargo, Midland County Public Library Foundation, The Midland Reporter-Telegram, Midland ISD, Basin PBS and Midland County Public Libraries are working together for this year’s events.
Featured author Raul the Third will be the special guest of a celebration of the Literacy Project on Monday at this year’s host school, the Washington STEM Academy. Representatives from Wells Fargo and MISD will also speak at the celebration, according to a press release. Raul the Third and author / illustrator Evan Turk will be presenting in-person author talks at the Bowie Fine Arts Academy auditorium Monday through Wednesday. Young adult author Jonathan Auxie will present two virtual programs on October 7 for fifth grade students at MISD.