By Steven John

Getting a high school diploma is the first step in getting a well paying job.

Statistics show that employees with a high school diploma earn nearly twice as much as a person without a diploma.

Lucy Sims is the Adult Literacy Services Manager for the Beaumont Library District.  She explained how the career online high school program is designed to help residents that want to go further in life get their high school diploma.

Also the Beaumont Library District is expanding the reach of the library by bringing their library on wheels bookmobile program to the community.

Kelly Van Valkenburg, the Early Literacy Outreach Librarian for the Beaumont Library District, explains the services provided by the Bookmobile program.

Listen to the interview in this segment of Eye on the Community.


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