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Every Child Ready to Read Regional Training with Sue McLeaf Nespeca

Every Child Ready to Read: Early Literacy Practices, Parental Involvement & Transforming Storytime Programs

The “Every Child Ready to Read” Project, a joint project of the Public Library Association and the Association of Library Service for Children (ALA), provides research showing the importance of the parent’s role in young children’s early literacy skills. This workshop will address: What can we do to help assure that our youngest patrons are started on the right path? and How can librarians enlist parents as partners in preparing their children for learning to read?  The second half will help attendees discover ways to incorporate early literacy practices into their storytime programs and learn techniques to relate these skills to parents within the storytime setting so they can continue the process at home. Also to be addressed will be the importance of outreach to early childhood educators/caregivers.

Attendees should bring with them to the session: 1.a favorite book they like to use in storytime 2. A pair of scissors. 3. Crayons: Bright primary colors & one black (preferably Crayola brand) 4. Construction Paper: one white, one green & one piece a color of your choice

Location: Florence County Public Library, 509 S Dargan St, Florence, SC 29506

Registration Fee: $10, lunch will be included.

Terms and Conditions:

Registrants may pay in advance by check, at the door by cash or check, or be invoiced after the event. Make checks to South Carolina State Library, at the following address:
Attn: Finance Department
SC State Library
1500 Senate Street
Columbia, SC 29201

Please include with payment a memo including the event title and the names of staff registered.

All registrations must be completed at least 5 business days before the event. We regret that we are not able to provide refunds. If you would like to cancel your seat and you meet the deadline indicated above, please contact the Continuing Education Consultant. You may send another staff person in your place, or receive a credit for a future CE event. Anyone who does not cancel prior to 5 business days before the event will be responsible for payment for the class.

Questions about the workshop? Contact: Rebecca Antill, rantill@statelibrary.sc.gov

Related LibGuide: Youth Services by Leigh Ramey

Thursday, February 6, 2020
9:00AM - 4:00PM
Florence County Library
Florence County Library
Continuing Education Children's Services
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