Literacy Lab

Literacy Lab is a small group literacy instruction program for students in 1st to 3rd grade who struggle to read on grade level. The core components of the program are: Read Alouds, Writing Activities, Independent Reading, and Literacy Activities, Games and Crafts. The Literacy Lab program is run by certified teachers with backgrounds in early literacy and reading instruction.

Literacy Lab is a free program for students in 1st to 3rd grades. Registration is required and can be completed at the beginning of any session. Caregivers are expected to remain present at the library for the program, but are not required to participate.

2018–2019 School year Schedule

Saturdays, November 17 – May 18

SESSION I / 12:00 TO 1:30 p.m.
SESSION II / 2:00 TO 3:30 p.m.

Independence Library
18 S. 7th Street, 19106

Kingsessing Library
1201 South 51st Street, 19143

Logan Library
1333 Wagner Avenue, 19141

McPherson Square Library
601 East Indiana Avenue, 19134

South Philadelphia Library
1700 South Broad Street, 19145

Tacony Library
6742 Torresdale Avenue, 19135

Sundays, November 18 – May 19

SESSION I / 1:15 TO 2:45 p.m.
SESSION II / 3:15 TO 4:45 p.m.

Joseph E. Coleman
Northwest Regional Library

68 West Chelten Avenue, 19144

Lucien E. Blackwell
West Philadelphia Regional Library

125 South 52nd Street, 19139

Sundays, January 6 – May 19

SESSION I / 1:15 TO 2:45 p.m.
SESSION II / 3:15 TO 4:45 p.m.

Northeast Regional Library
2228 Cottman Avenue, 19149


For more information, please contact the host library or Youth Services and Programs (215-686-5372).

This program is in support of Read by 4th.


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