Monday, August 20, 2018

Library Launches New Literacy Week Program

The Southlake Library is launching it’s first-ever Early Literacy Week Program for preschool-aged children.

The Library staff created a week of fun and engaging programs to help instill a love of reading at an early age with an emphasis on literacy. The program offers several stimulating classes and hands-on activities.

Youth Services Librarian Stacy Wells says, “The new program grew out of the Library’s participation in the Read Across America Day Initiative which takes place nationally on March 2, Dr. Suess’s birthday. We wanted to create a week-long program to encourage  literacy and reading, especially among our youngest readers.”

Below is the list of activities the Library has scheduled for the week of March 5, 2018.

Caregiver/Child Workshop

March 5, 10:00 a.m, in the Library

Join us as we kick off our early literacy week with some fun stories and guided hands-on activities.

Hands-On Literacy

March 6 and 8, at 2:00 p.m., in the Library

This come-and-go style program allows caregivers and children to work through hands-on literacy stations at their own pace.

Bunnies are Funny!

March 7, at 11:00 a.m., 3rd Floor of Town Hall

A fun and interactive storytelling of The Little Red, with a surprise visit from a furry friend.

Library Play Date

March 8, at 10:00 a.m. in the Library

Play is a great way to foster and encourage early literacy. This open play session will include blocks, manipulatives, and musical instruments. Snacks will also be provided.

Mark your calendar now so you don’t miss any of the fun and exciting events planned for Early Literacy Week.

If you have any questions, you can call the Library staff at (817) 748-8076.

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