Posted on 11/09/2019 at 04:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Just about any adult bookworm will tell you that they don’t mind waiting as long as they have a book or e-reader with them.

So why not offer that same benefit to youngsters who may not have reading material at hand?

Milwaukee is the latest city to make that approach, in the form of adding book nooks to laundromats in the metro’s most economically depressed ZIP codes.

It joins Chicago and New York City in enacting this plan.

Learn more about what the Milwaukee Office of Early Childhood Initiatives has already done and what else it hopes to do on the Milwaukee NPR station’s website.

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