Gift of Literacy: 866 Springfield 1st-graders visit LCC

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EUGENE, Ore. - Reading books is not a lost art, at least not for 866 first graders in the Springfield School District.

They met at Lane Community College for the 9th annual Gift of Literacy event.

The school district sponsors the yearly program to give first grade students a packpack and one brand new book to read over the summer.