Close to 40 LCUP tutors, students, and board members, librarians, and other literacy leaders from all over the county met on January 9, 2015, to discuss opportunities for collaboration to promote literacy efforts in Pinellas County. Cheryl Morales, Executive Director of the Pinellas Public Library Cooperative, spoke about the importance of early childhood literacy and the cooperative?s efforts to promote literacy from early childhood through adulthood.