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D.E.A.R. (Drop Everything and Read!)

It’s almost National Library Week, and we’re celebrating author Beverly Cleary’s birthday with snacks, books to read, and cool wristbands you can earn by reading. Bring the kids, stop by the library, drop everything and read. Happening April 11, 3-5 p.m. at East Side, Hillyard and Indian Trail library branches; and April 12, 3-5 p.m., at Downtown, Shadle and South Hill library branches.