Leon County Public Library Creates Workshops for Kindergarten Readiness

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Leon County Public Library Creates Workshops for Kindergarten Readiness


WHO: Leon County Government
WHAT: Ready for School Workshops
WHEN: Wednesday, June 16 at 6:30 p.m. and Saturday, June 19 at 11:00 a.m.


Join the LeRoy Collins Leon County Main Public Library and the Florida Center for Reading Research for virtual kindergarten readiness workshops. The “Ready for School” workshops are designed for caregivers with pre-school aged children preparing for kindergarten through first grade. Workshops will feature all five early literacy practices of sing, talk, read, write and play, and share tips and resources to help children strengthen important reading skills.  


Two virtual workshops will be held on the following days: 


  • Wednesday, June 16 from 6:30 to 7:15 p.m. 
  • Saturday, June 19 from 11:00 to 11:45 a.m. 


Activity bags featuring hands-on activities for the workshop will be available at all library locations beginning June 5.  


Caregivers can register for the workshops by clicking here. 


For more information, contact Michelle Ray, Learning & Workforce Services Manager, at (850) 606-2665 / RayM@LeonCountyFL.gov or Leon County Community and Media Relations at (850) 606-5300 / CMR@LeonCountyFL.gov. 


About the Florida Center for Reading Research: 


The Florida Center for Reading Research is a multidisciplinary research center at Florida State University that explores all aspects of reading research — basic research into literacy-related skills for typically developing readers and those who struggle, studies of effective prevention and intervention, and psychometric work on formative assessment. To learn more, visit fcrr.org.

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