Reading Buddies eNews
Information and resources for Imagination Library families

November 2016
Do you know someone who may want to register a child for the Imagination Library in Erie County? It's simple! Forward this newsletter or share this link .
Babies, Toddlers & Early Reading
Babies begin to learn the skills they need for reading and writing from the everyday interactions they have with the trusted adults in their life.

Learn how talking, having conversations, singing, and even coloring helps prepare your child for success!  Watch the quick video from ZERO TO THREE to learn more
Free Storytimes
Be sure to check out these storytime events!

Monday, October 31 - Baby Bounce 1 at 9:30am and Baby Bounce 2 at 11am at the Blasco Library. Baby Bounce is designed for the littlest library users and includes lap sit board book readings, read-a-long books, songs and rhymes. Afterward, enjoy playtime with baby-safe toys.  Learn More

Tuesday, November 1 - Family Storytime at the Iroquois Branch Library, 4212 Iroquois Avenue, including stories, songs, fun activities and crafts that will spark children's curiosity and inspire a love for learning!   Learn more

Saturday, November 5 - Time to cut loose! Have a rockin' time at Barnes & Noble Storytime featuring the fun of Footloose, rewritten for children by the one and only Kenny Loggins. Join us for this music-inspired Storytime!   Learn More
Reading Buddies with the Erie Playhouse
United Way Reading Buddies gathered at the Blasco Memorial Library on October 15 with our friends from the Erie Playhouse's cast of Arthur's Halloween.

Did you miss out on the fun? Don't worry, additional events partnering with the Erie Playhouse's upcoming Youth Theatre performances are planned for 2017! Stay tuned!

Coloring Fun
Important Information


Reading Guide

Not Receiving Books?
If you are not receiving books, or have a specific question about the Imagination Library please contact Joanna Peters via email or phone (814) 456-2937 ext. 233.
Got photos of your child reading?

Does your child love Imagination
Library  books? Just enrolled and received their first book? Just had a birthday and received Kindergarten Here I Come and their graduation certificate?  SEND US YOUR PHOTOS  via email to  photos@unitedwayerie.org .
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