Nelson council drops everything and reads

Ahead of the Drop and Everything and Read event on October 27, Nelson city council spent five minutes reading on Monday.

Ahead of the Drop and Everything and Read event on October 27, which is part of National Library Month, Nelson city council spent five minutes reading on Monday. The event raises awareness of both the library and literacy support.

Clockwise from top left: councillor Donna Macdonald read Wild Stone Heart by Sharon Butala; councillor Bob Adams dug into Elizabeth Hay’s Alone in the Classroom; L.V. Rogers teacher-librarian and Nelson Public Library board member Jeff Yasinchuk handed out books to council, staff, and everyone in the audience; city manager Kevin Cormack (left) and chief financial officer Colin McClure also joined the mass reading.

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