Sample invitation to attend early literacy parent/caregiver training and storytime sessions.

Library Letterhead

 
 

 

 


TO:                  Area Childcare Providers and their Client Families

FROM:            _______________________ (name, title, library)

DATE:             _________________________

RE:                   Growing Readers Program @ Your Local Public Library

 

Childcare providers, preschool educators, and parents with babies through preschool age are invited to participate in the new Growing Readers program at the  ______________________ (library).  

 

 

Research has shown that very young children who have positive early learning experiences before they enter kindergarten are more successful readers later in school. Your local public library is offering weekly storytime sessions for babies and young children to help them acquire these important skills. Included in this program is a separate parent/caregiver workshop that will focus on simple and enjoyable activities families can use to enhance their child’s early language development skills.

 

 

The children’s 10-week Growing Readers sessions of fun and interactive stories, songs, crafts and learning games will be held as follows:

 

¨       For _____________________ (early talkers, birth to 2; talkers, 2 – 3; or pre-readers, 4-5), storytimes will begin on ____________________ (date) and will take place each ______________________ (day of the week) from ______________ to __________ (time).

 

¨       For _____________________ (early talkers, birth to 2; talkers, 2 – 3; or pre-readers, 4-5), storytimes will begin on ____________________ (date) and will take place each ______________________ (day of the week) from ______________ to __________ (time).

 

The parent/caregiver Growing Readers workshop will focus on easy-to-do daily activities that will enhance their children’s language skills development. It will be held at _______________________________ (place) on ______________________ (date) from _______ to _________ (time).

 

 

Program sessions are FREE OF CHARGE and all participants will be given a book for their child’s home library. Parents/caregivers are requested to attend storytime sessions with their children.

 

 

 

 

Register by calling ____________________________ (contact’s name & title) of the ________________________ (library) at _______________________ (phone). Registration deadline is ___________________________ (date).

 

 

** Childcare providers, kindly pass this information with the enclosed flyer(s) to your families. Thank you.