Plainfield-Guilford Township Public Library (Plainfield, Indiana) is vying for $50,000 in Pepsi grants to promote early childhood literacy. Their proposal is called "One Thousand Books Before Kindergarten" and will be designed to encourage parents to read 1,000 books (or more) to their preschool children during their first five years (or so). Plainfield Library has produced an excellent video describing the program:
You are invited to support Plainfield Library's proposed program by voting through Facebook (or other online mechanisms). Visit this web site for more details.