RESEARCH shows reading books aloud to children stimulates their imagination and expands their view on the world.
With this in mind, the Leeton Lions Club literacy program is continuing to offer that opportunity since starting in July, 2013.
Lions program co-ordinator Col Attree said the program aimed to introduce Leeton's children to books from a young age.
"It's aim is to give an opportunity to introduce children to reading and the library," he said.
"With the co-operation from the child and family health nurses and the Lions Club, a child's birth date is recorded and a voucher sent out to the participants on their first to their fourth birthdays.
"This enables them to collect a book, provided by the Lions Club of Leeton, at the Leeton library."
The program is also supported by the Leeton branch of Beyond Bank.
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