Ready.Set.READ! Programs


 

Ready.Set.READ! programs are nurturing the reading skills of children from birth through third grade.  These dynamic programs are designed to reach a wide variety of children and families throughout our community.



The Star Readers tutoring program is reaching struggling readers in grades 1-3 at elementary schools throughout Berks County.  Learn more about Star Readers...

Growing Readers is a collaborative partnership with Latino childcare providers in Reading to develop and/or enhance research-sound teacher practices, recognizing the importance of providing a language rich environment and increasing the quality of conversation with children, in order to lay the foundation for the development of literacy skills to ensure future reading success. Learn more about Growing Readers...
Raising a Reader
Each week, with the help of volunteers and teachers, children bring home a bright red book bag filled with several high quality, culturally and linguistically appropriate books. The bags are exchanged each week so that over the course of a year, families will get the opportunity to read over 100 books together. Learn more about Raising A Reader ...


Abriendo Puertas (Opening Doors) is a nationally recognized 10-session group education program for parents of children ages 0-5 years old, to help them understand the importance of their role as their child’s first teacher and increase their child’s school readiness.  Learn more about Abriendo Puertas in Berks County... 

 

Reach Out and Read is a national program to make literacy promotion a part of regular pediatric checkups.  Learn more about the work of Reach Out and Read in Berks County...