When art and literacy merge

Wassaic Project Education Coordinator Tara Foley worked with Athena Burke, 6, on a project for the Art and Children’s Books program at the NorthEast-Millerton Library. Photo submitted

MILLERTON — Through its collaboration with The Wassaic Project, the NorthEast-Millerton Library has found a creative new way to connect children to the stories they read by developing an Art and Children’s Books program.

Led by Wassaic Project Education Director Tara Foley, the program kicked off last summer in the library and has grown to be a popular program for the library’s younger patrons, according to the library’s Youth Services Coordinator Kristin McClune.

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