Family Literacy Nights

Family Literacy Night Basics
Thanks to grant funds from Marathon Classic for supporting Family Nights.

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Click Here to Volunteer for our Family Literacy Nights (Oct-Apr)





  • To provide information to parents about how they can help their children develop early literacy skills at home
  • Introduce parents/care givers to literacy standards
  • Provide/model games and activities to teach literacy concepts
  • Have fun


2017-2018 Schedule:


Riverdale            October 24, 2017

Jefferson            November 1, 2017

Washington       November 15, 2017

Van Buren          December 6, 2017

Vanlue                 February 12, 2018

Cory Rawson      March 14, 2018

Jacobs                 April 10, 2018

Whittier              April 24, 2018


Volunteers you might be doing one or more of the following:

Please arrive 15-30 minutes prior to the event.  Sign-up Genius is available to reserve your spots. Click on the links below for our 2017-18 volunteer sign ups!


Click Here to Volunteer for our Family Literacy Nights (Oct-Apr)

  • Set up/Clean up
  • Registration table
  • Setting up tables and activities
  • Do an activity with children
  • Collecting prize tickets
  • Collecting parent surveys


Check out this YouTube video about our Family Literacy Nights!







Click here to view FUN literacy activities you can do at home with items you may already have! 

Activity Stops: Activities are based on literacy skills that children can practice at home with parents/care givers.


Questions/Comments: Please email the director at

2016-17 Family Literacy Nights are sponsored by:


2017-2018 Family Literacy Nights are sponsored by: