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CLSC Young Readers program saves ‘The Greatest’ for last

Did you know that three days before his assassination, President Abraham Lincoln had a dream about his death?

Or that Lincoln’s son Robert Todd Lincoln was present at four presidential assassinations?

Those interesting tidbits and more are in the ninth and final book for this season’s Chautauqua Literary and Scientific Circle’s Young Readers Program. Award-winning documentarian and historian Rick Beyer’s The Greatest Presidential Stories Never Told is filled with facts that will prove valuable in your next trivial pursuit.

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Another engaging summer planned for CLSC Young Readers

It’s time to crack open a book, turn a page and witness a refreshing dawn for the 2012 CLSC Young Readers program.

Young Readers, entering its 19th year, is under the new leadership of Teresa Adams, assistant director of the Department of Education and Youth Services and director of Special Studies. The program is designed for children ages 10-14.

“We want to give them the overall experience of the characters in the book,” she said.

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