Raising a Reader
Listing Last Update: September 14, 2015
Location800 6th Ave. W., Suite 100
Palmetto, FL 34221 www.elc-manatee.org
- To help my child learn
You may use the contact information above to reach out to the program
or call 1-877-389-6874 for more help.
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.
Hours of operation: 7 am-6 pm
Cost info: Free for participating early learning programs