A Culture of Literacy: Family Reading Partnership Marks 20 Years

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Photo by Rob Montana / Tompkins Weekly Family Reading Partnership’s employees are, from left, Jeff Wilkinson, operations and program assistant; Dorothy Lovelace, programs and outreach coordinator; and Executive Director Aly Evans. Photo by Rob Montana / Tompkins Weekly Family Reading Partnership’s employees are, from left, Jeff Wilkinson, operations and program assistant; Dorothy Lovelace, programs and outreach coordinator; and Executive Director …

21 Run was Fun and Fruitful

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On September 24th, 2017, the Mario St. George Boiardi Foundation and the Cornell Men’s Lacrosse team came together to present the 21 Run for the thirteenth year in support of family literacy. The weather was beautiful and there was a great turnout. Runners young and old, plus a few on four legs, made this year’s event a success! Family Reading …

Friday, September 8th, 4-5pm, Join us on the Ithaca Commons!

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Young and old, families and students, readers and listeners–come join in the fun! Celebrate International Literacy Day on Friday, September 8th, 4-5pm, by listening to books being read aloud or reading your own book aloud on the Ithaca Commons! Tompkins County Public Library, Family Reading Partnership, and Tompkins Learning Partners have partnered to host “Read Along the Commons,” a community …

Getting Kids Reading This Summer at Southside

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Summer is a great time to get kids excited about reading, and the Family Reading Partnership has is helping light the spark for children in our community. The Family Reading Partnership is partnering with Golden Opportunity (a local tutoring and mentorship nonprofit), the Tompkins County Public Library-Youth Services and the Cornell Public Service Center to foster a love of reading …

I pledge to read to you.

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Share this Post Did you know that less then half of children under age 4 are read to daily in the United States? The many benefits of reading to a child are powerful and long-lasting. Make a pledge to read to the children in your life every day. Watch these parents make a commitment to read to their children and …