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DAVIS LIBRARIES WILL CELEBRATE READING

An award-winning actor, a folk artist, a chief of police, a student body president and a high school choir will be featured the Davis County libraries' third annual "Night of a Thousand Stars: The Great American Read Aloud."

County schools and libraries in Bountiful, Clearfield and Layton will hold events Wednesday, April 8, to celebrate books and reading.At the South Branch Library, 725 S. Main, Bountiful, James Arrington, star of the one-man shows "Here's Brother Brigham" and "Farley Family Reunion," will be featured.

Joining Arrington will be the Bountiful High School Chamber Choir singing story-songs and sharing stories and picture books.

A show at the Central Branch Library, 115 N. Wasatch Drive, Layton, will feature Mike Iverson, a folk artist and member of the bluegrass band Powder Ridge; Doyle Talbot, Layton City chief of police; Becky Wright, director of the Standard-Examiner Educates Kids (SEEK) program; and David Shurtz, an Ogden City paramedic and firefighter and member of Utah's Cave Search and Rescue Team.

Finally, the North Branch Library, 562 S. 1000 East, Clearfield, will hold a presentation featuring Cindy Gledhill, student body president of Clearfield High, and Don Wisniewski, an emergency medical technician and firefighter from Roy.

All events, open to families, will begin at 7 p.m.