Raising a Reader

Raising a Reader

NLD ID #82248

Contact Information

800 6th Ave. W., Suite 100
Palmetto, FL 34221

Primary Contact

Doug Oakes

(941) 757-2900 Ext:295


Hours of Operation

7 am-6 pm

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Program Overview

Our national "Raising a Reader" program provides 100 books per year to 3-4 year-old children though a weekly rotation in child care centers. The book-kits consisting of books, book bags, library Bags, and parent DVDs. The national "Raising a Reader" network offers an evidence-based early literacy and parent engagement program that has demonstrated improvement in the reading readiness skills of children from birth to age five. The program engages parents in a routine of daily book reading with their children to foster healthy brain development, parent-child bonding, and early literacy skills critical for school success and connects the family to local libraries.

Cost Info

Free for participating early learning programs

This program listing was last updated: September 14, 2015.

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Education services

  • Help my child learn

Instruction Type

  • In-person