Early Literacy

Worcester Honored As A Pacesetter For Early Literacy Work

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Contact:

Kim Davenport

(508) 792-0220

KDavenport@edwardstreet.org

 

Patrick Lowe

(508) 439-9359

Patrick.Lowe@umassmed.edu

 

 

WORCESTER HONORED AS A

PACESETTER FOR EARLY LITERACY WORK

Campaign for Grade-Level Reading Recognizes Worcester as Exemplary

 

Diapers, Formula and Children's Books, the Essentials to a Strong Start

May 6th – Diapers, Formula and Children’s Books, the Essentials to a Strong Start.  Edward Street Child Services collected eight bags of children’s books from the Friends of Worcester Public Library’s annual book sale.  Edward Street then connected with Pernet Family Services to distribute the books.  Pernet will be distributing the children’s books to families with young children along with formula and diapers through their food pantry.  We are thrilled that these connections are getting books into the hands and homes of children and their families.

Author Jason Lefebreve visits Worcester to read his book Too Much Glue

On Saturday, October 24th, author Jason Lefebreve visited with children across Worcester and read his book Too Much Glue.  Jason traveled across the city to each One City, One Library location and shared an engaging and energizing presentation on how he thought of the idea for the book.  Following a book reading, children were invited to check out a copy of the book and make a mini glue suit, just like Matty!

World Smile Day Kickoff- October 1st, 2015

On October 1, 2015, City Manager Ed Augustus kicked off the celebration of World Smile Day and Fall into Reading month by reading Too Much Glue with preschool children who visited City Hall.  Charlie Ball, William Wallace, and Dianne Bruce shared the goal of World Smile Day and the importance of reading every day.

WSD 2015 launch at City Hall

On October 1, 2015, City Manager Ed Augustus kicked off the celebration of World Smile Day and Fall into Reading month by reading Too Much Glue with preschool children who visited City Hall.  Children enjoyed story time with Smiley. Moe Bergman delivered the Mayor's Proclamation for World Smile Day and Worcester Reads, October 2,2015. Throughout the morning, the message was clear Worcester Smiles. Worcester Reads.
 

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