The Las Animas – Bent County Library District is pleased to announce that Kourtney Turner has completed the 1,000 Books Before Kindergarten program. In 2013 the library applied for and received funding of the program through the Jonathan and Shari Fox Family Foundation. 1,000 Books before Kindergarten is a program that can instill a lifelong interest in reading. Kourtney said that one of her favorite books is about kangaroos, and she will tell her friends that signing up for 1,000 Books Before Kindergarten is worth it. Please contact your library to learn more.