Library’s new program encourages parents to read to children

Sisters Lyliana Negrete, left, and Myla Negrete talk Friday at the library while taking time to read some books. Wendy Nugent/Newton Now
By Wendy Nugent, Newton Now If the average children’s book is an inch thick, a pile of 1,000 of those books would make a stack about 84 feet tall. That’s as towering as about two T-Rexes, one standing on the other’s head; as tall as a brachiosaurus or about as tall as a stack of six or seven 6-foot-tall men. It’s also about as long


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