5 Things to Do: May 15-17

Bookworms, start your weekend early with the Evanston Literary Festival, which kicked off this Monday, or stop by The Book Stall and visit with SitStayRead’s canine reading buddies. You can also enjoy an entire weekend full of chocolate-inspired goodies at the Long Grove Chocolate Festival. Then, walk all that chocolate off as you explore private […]

2014 Philanthropy Awards: SitStayRead

Almost everyone likes dogs—the cuddling, the love. SitStayRead, a nonprofit dedicated to promoting the love of learning and improving literacy proficiency for at-risk kids, capitalizes on that idea. Dogs allow SitStayRead (SSR) to tackle the sobering issue of childhood literacy with a positive spin: they address reading fluency in a fun way by incorporating reading […]