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Elmo visits Southborough Library

A crowd of parents and children listen to stories being read by Sherri Galego from the U.Fund Start U. Reading Organization as they anxiously await the arrival of Elmo.

A crowd of parents and children listen to stories being read by Sherri Galego from the U.Fund Start U. Reading Organization as they anxiously await the arrival of Elmo.

Southborough – Elmo made a visit to the Southborough Library earlier this month as part of The U.Fund Start U. Reading Series, organized by the Massachusetts Educational Financing Authority (MEFA). The program is one of MEFA’s statewide early college planning initiatives designed to introduce young students to the joy of reading and literacy through interdisciplinary activities. Start U Reading visits over 25 communities each year and is funded by MEFA and Fidelity Investments. Participants had an opportunity to meet the character, have their photo taken, and receive a goody bag filled with materials and a brand new book.

For more information, visit www.mefa.org or follow MEFA on Twitter @mefatweets and on Facebook at mefaMA.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Luke age 4 from Southborough points excitedly as he sees Elmo turn the corner to greet all of the children at the Southborough library.

Luke age 4 from Southborough points excitedly as he sees Elmo turn the corner to greet all of the children at the Southborough library.

 Jonah, 3, from Southborough sits for a picture with Elmo.

Jonah, 3, from Southborough sits for a picture with Elmo.

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