Senator Joseph Lieberman Follows In Late Mother’s Footsteps and Reads Children’s Stories at Stamford University of Connecticut Co-op Bookstore this Tuesday, January 10, 2006 at 12:30 p.m.


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Senator Joseph Lieberman
Follows In Mother’s Footsteps and
Reads Children’s Stories at Stamford
University of Connecticut Co-op Bookstore Tuesday, January 10, 2006 at 12:30 p.m.

Stamford, CT – The UConn Co-op, located on the University of Connecticut’s Stamford Campus, will present to U.S. Senator Joseph Lieberman a photo album of pictures of his mother, Marcia Lieberman, reading to Stamford area children over the past several years. In his mother’s honor, Senator Lieberman will also read two short books Reading Makes You Feel Good by Todd Parr and a Clifford the Big Red Dog story by Norman Bridwell. Senator Lieberman will be at the UConn Co-op Stamford from 12:30 to 1:00 p.m. Tuesday, January 10, 2006.

Traditionally, the late Marcia Lieberman, mother of U.S. Senator Joseph Lieberman, came to the UConn Co-op in Stamford to read to local school children at the annual Celebration of Children’s Reading Week. Other people that have participated in the annual Celebration of Children’s Reading Week at the UConn Co-op in Stamford include Stamford Mayor Dan Malloy and State Representative and Assistant Majority Leader Christel Truglia.

Clifford the Big Red Dog will also make an appearance to entertain the children. Forty children from the Hart School will be participating in the presentation and reading at the UConn Co-op in Stamford.

The UConn Co-op is a cooperative corporation, established to provide bookstore services for its members and the University of Connecticut community. Open to the public, it is owned by its members and governed by an elected board of directors. At present, there are approximately 30,000 members, primarily students, faculty and staff of the University of Connecticut. In addition to the bookstore on the Storrs campus, the UConn Co-op operates the NewsStand in the Homer Babbidge Library, the HuskyShop II on Pratt St. in downtown Hartford and bookstores at the five regional campuses of the University throughout the state, the UConn School of Law in Hartford and the UConn Health Center in Farmington.

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