Story Time with Simpson University Returns to Mt. Shasta Mall

For Immediate Release


Simpson University Story Time at the Mt. Shasta MallREDDING, Calif. - Story Time with Simpson University, a volunteer effort in coordination with the Shasta Early Literacy Partnership and Mt. Shasta Mall Kids Club, will return to the mall with new times and more events.

Simpson University faculty, staff, and School of Education students will read to young children at the indoor play area near Sears from 9:30 to 10 a.m. on the first and third Wednesdays of each month, starting May 6.

Founded in 2009, the Shasta Early Literacy Partnership (SELP) is a collaboration of individuals, agencies and organizations dedicated to promoting the importance of daily reading with children. SELP’s “Take 10 and Do It Again” initiative seeks to encourage parents and caregivers to read to children 20 minutes each day.

Simpson University, established in 1921, is celebrating its 25th year in Redding. An accredited four-year university, Simpson offers 25 liberal arts and professional studies degrees, an adult degree-completion program, graduate studies and teaching credential programs, serving more than 1,200 students each year.

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Simpson University, established in 1921, is a Christian university offering undergraduate, graduate, and teaching credential programs. The university celebrated its 25th year in Redding and the completion of a Science and Nursing Center in 2014. Academic programs include ASPIRE, a degree-completion program geared toward working adults with both on-campus and online course offerings, including degrees in psychology and organizational leadership. For information about the university, or to arrange a campus visit, call 1-888-9-SIMPSON or visit


Contact: SU Public Relations
(530) 226-4737