Monday, February 6, 2012

Fond du Lac Reporter Encourages Participation in Library's 1000 Books Before Kindergarten Early Literacy Program

Editorial: Cheers Parents: Get behind your children's reading efforts. (Fond du Lac Reporter, 2/5/2012)

Excerpt:    Parents are encouraged to take part in a new program offered through the Fond du Lac Public Library that aims to help them prepare their youngsters to read. 

The free program — called 1,000 Books Before Kindergarten — encourages parents to make the time necessary for reading aloud with their children.

Reading and learning experts report that reading aloud with children is the single most important activity parents can do to prepare their kids to learn to read.

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