Posts in “read-by-4th” (27)

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The City of Philadelphia has announced that it is expanding free, quality pre-K for 6,500 three- and four-year-olds over the next five years, with the first 2,000 seats available now! Families… continue reading Quality Pre-K Is Expanding In Philadelphia!

By written by Kate C.    December 9, 2016    2

New ways of learning are emerging every day to help children learn important development skills. ReadyRosie is one such tech resource made available free from Free Library of Philadelphia!… continue reading Children Improve Math, Literacy, and Life Skills Learning with ReadyRosie

By written by Darrian H.    December 6, 2016   

The halfway mark of the school year has just passed and report cards have been issued to students throughout Philadelphia Public Schools. With a little more than six months left until summer… continue reading Is Your Child Ready to Read at the Next Level?

By written by Darrian H.    November 30, 2016   

The Free Library of Philadelphia is a wonderful resource for literacy and knowledge. But did you know Philadelphia has multiple organizations dedicated to supporting children’s literacy?… continue reading Where to Find Free Books to Help Build Up Your Home Library

By written by Darrian H.    November 9, 2016    5

The Free Library of Philadelphia is excited to pilot a new Sunday Literacy program at five of our neighborhood libraries. This program offers drop-in assistance to students struggling to read in… continue reading Free Library Launches Sunday Literacy Program at Select Neighborhood Libraries

By written by Jenn D.    November 2, 2016    3

As you get in gear for the new school year, know that the Free Library has your back! We, too, are gearing up for the homework, projects, and papers the school year brings—not to boost our… continue reading Heading Back to School in a Library State of Mind

By written by Julie B.    August 31, 2015   

Back to School Jumpstart Camp is a summer learning program for children entering first through third grade. They attend a  three-week camp-style academic enrichment program designed to… continue reading Back to School Jumpstart Campers Practice with the Experts

By written by Joel N.    August 25, 2015    1