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After-School Read Aloud

Wednesday, October 4, 2017 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm
Registration is NOT required
Members only with no fee
Grover, Eulalie Osgood (ed.), Mother Goose (Chicago: P. F. Volland & co., c. 1915). Gift of Mrs. Charles D. Gowing, 1990
Grover, Eulalie Osgood (ed.), Mother Goose (Chicago: P. F. Volland & co., c. 1915). Gift of Mrs. Charles D. Gowing, 1990

After-School Read Aloud

Children age 5 and up engage with longer picture books and short chapter books during a book-focused story time. Children continue to reap the benefits of being read to aloud in a casual social setting, with built-in opportunities to question, reflect, and make connections. Reading to children aloud enables them to expand their vocabulary, gain exposure to new types of stories, and improve their long-term reading success, even as they begin to read on their own.