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Become an Every 1 Reads Family!

Tips, tools and fun ideas to help your children improve reading skills!

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Check out these ideas and resources from the National Center for Family Literacy and the KY Institute for Family Literacy

Help for Early Readers

Louisville Free Public Library

Looking for a fun resource to help your child learn to read? The National Center for Family Literacy offers a computer-based reading development program called StudyDog. StudyDog is a supplemental reading program designed for children from Pre-K to 2nd Grade. The program can help a child master the core reading skills if the child is ready to learn to read or is as much as a year behind in reading at school. Click here to purchase a download of this interactive computer program.

Tips for making literacy a routine:

Louisville Metro After School Programs

Louisville Metro has many after school programs that are supporting Every 1 Reads. Check for a list at your child's school or click here to search an online database of after school programs. You will be able to search by age of your child, by location, by school served, and more.

Reading Help for Parents

Interested in improving your own reading so you can help your children?

Jefferson County Public Schools Adult and Continuing Education sponsors GED classes as well as Family Education programs with numerous sites throughout the metro area. Call 485-3400 to find a program where you can improve your reading, earn a GED, improve basic workplace skills or learn to help your child with homework.

Family Education programs include adult education, parenting and high quality children's educational activities.

Programs are available to meet many schedules, so call 485-3400 today!

                        Kentucky Institute for Family Literacy
Louisville Free Public Library