CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. - The Franklin County Reading Council will celebrate Jumpstart's Read for the Record on Thursday.
The council will support the campaign by hosting readings of the campaign's book, "The Little Engine That Could," at area schools, libraries and Starbucks restaurants.
The local events will be at Andrew Buchanan Elementary School, Coldbrook Elementary School, Falling Spring Elementary School, Grandview Elementary School, Grove Library and Starbucks in Chambersburg; Fayetteville (Pa.) Elementary School; Alexander Hamilton Memorial Free Library in Waynesboro, Pa.; and St. Thomas (Pa.) Library.
Other events are being held at area day-care centers and preschools.
Most of Thursday's events are being held in conjunction with Chambersburg Area School District's back-to-school activities. The events at Andrew Buchanan and Coldbrook Elementary will be from 6 to 7:30 p.m.