UMaine Extension food-themed read-aloud series begins online March 9

University of Maine Cooperative Extension Washington County is offering a free, online read-aloud program for youth ages 4 to 9 beginning March 9 from 3:30–4:15 p.m. The series continues each Tuesday through April 13.

“Food, Fun, and Reading” will feature an interactive activity about MyPlate, based on the most recent U.S. Department of Agriculture nutrition guidelines, and a read-aloud story with a different Washington County library each week.

The series is free; registration is required. Register on the program webpage []. For more information or to request a reasonable accommodation, contact 207.255.3345;