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Story-performer Chris Fascione acts out a scene, Jan. 11, at the Highland Park Public Library’s Kid Lit Fest. Photos by Olivia Vallone/22nd Century Media
District 112 teachers read to students at the event.
Olivia Vallone, Freelance Reporter
2:01 am CST January 14, 2020

The 112 Education Foundation kicked off their annual reading competition, the iRead Read-a-Thon, on Saturday at the Highland Park Public Library.

Though the weather and imminent winter storm was rooting against the event, the library was packed with children and parents eager to read.