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Every Child Ready to Read: Free sessions for parents

Parents are encouraged to take part in a series of free parent/child interactive sessions: Help your child develop early literacy skills Engage in the 5 early literacy practices Learn how to create a literacy learning environment at home Learn about … Continue reading

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Live United with Berkshire United Way: 6 minute video shows how!

Berkshire United Way is making a community of hope and opportunity where every individual and family can live, work and thrive.  Have a look! http://youtu.be/dSYkjVzspY4 BUW advances the common good, with a focus on early childhood literacy, youth development and … Continue reading

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Word of the Day

Children who know certain words by a certain age are more likely to succeed in life. Pittsfield Promise’s Word of the Day (WOD) project will help children learn some of those words during the summer when most kids aren’t thinking … Continue reading

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Every Child Ready to Read: A series of Early Literacy Workshops for Parents & Children

Why is early literacy so important? Because it helps children develop the skills they need for success later in school and beyond. These sessions will help parents help their children develop early literacy practices: talking, singing, reading, writing and playing. … Continue reading

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Attention: Teachers, Daycare Providers & Homeschoolers: We have Story Walks you can borrow!

What is a Story Walk? It’s an exciting initiative that combines a children’s story with a walking route while connecting families with their library and community. A way to inspire parents, teachers, and caregivers to take young children on a … Continue reading

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Berkshire Compact Announces ‘Wee Read Berkshire County’ Events for Youth

The Berkshire Compact for Education and Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts (MCLA) announce the second annual Wee Read Berkshire County initiative. Through Wee Read Berkshire County, 1,500 free copies of “DUCK ON A BIKE” by David Shannon will distributed to … Continue reading

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