February 11, 2019 9:55 a.m.
The Celebration of Literacy goes through March 2nd with many events taking place.
Its presented by the Altrusa Club of Roseburg and the Umpqua Literacy Council.
*The poster contest is underway with posters due to Fir Grove Elementary in Roseburg by Friday. Prizes will be given to the winners.
*Movie Night is next Tuesday February 19th with “The Lego Batman Movie” being shown at Rosburg Cinema. The event is free to kids who bring a list of books they have read since the start of the school year.
*The Reading Faire will be at the Douglas County Fairgrounds on Saturday February 23rd. Activities run from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. with “Super Heroes Read” being the theme. Many groups in the community will have booths with activities for kids that attend.
*The Literacy Play will be shown on Tuesday February 26th at Roseburg High School. Students from schools around the county will be attending.
*Activities wrap up with the Battle of the Books on March 2nd at Brockway Elementary in Winston. Registration will get started at 8:00 a.m. A 4-H group will have food on sale.
For more information about the Celebration of Literacy to www.celebrationofliteracy.