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Outreach program lets seniors enjoy story time

12:23 PM, Jan. 25, 2013
Volunteer Linda Hill reads at Stoney River Assisted Living Center.
Volunteer Linda Hill reads at Stoney River Assisted Living Center.
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Story time isn't just for children anymore, thanks to Marshfield Public Library's "Once Upon a Time" program. Every week, a volunteer visits an assisted living center for an hour of reading and discussion with local senior citizens.

Marshfield Public Library Volunteer Coordinator Dori Knoff explains how the program stemmed from the library's efforts to connect with those in the community.

"We tried outreach programs before, but as single visits, as we didn't have a staff member we could dedicate to an ongoing program," Knoff said. "The library staff felt that this was another way to ...

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