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More than 1,000 children are participating in Fairfield Library’s summer reading program - a great way to boost brain power over the summer, according to

More than1,000 children are participating in Fairfield Library?s summer reading program.

More than1,000 children are participating in Fairfield Library?s summer reading program. (7/22/13)

FAIRFIELD - More than 1,000 children are participating in Fairfield Library’s summer reading program - a great way to boost brain power over the summer, according to experts.

The library is giving out ice cream, shopping sprees and other prizes to children who read a certain number of books.

The Fairfield Library also has 150 teens signed up as part of its program.

Language pathologist Sherry Artemenko, of Southport-based "Play on Words," says that it’s not too late to sign children up for a summer reading program.

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