Literacy launch held in Shelby County

{} {} The Literacy Council of Alabama is looking to get more people reading in Shelby County.

{} {} The group held a Literacy Launch event Tuesday night at the North Shelby Library. {}It served as a kick-off for the Council's first chapter in Shelby County.

{} {} The council says there are more than 8,400 people in Shelby County who cannot read. {}It says statewide, there are more than 90,000. {}The literacy Council already has chapters in many other counties around the state.