Martin County Library System Press Releases

April 22, 2013

Research-based seminar gives parents tools to develop their child’s reading skills

For immediate release:  April 22, 2013             
Contact:  Alicen Kikkert, Martin County Library System, Public Relations, (772) 463-3205
Learn how to help your beginning or struggling reader succeed with two workshops on the Reading Education Assessment and Development (READ) Program. Visit the Blake Library, 2351 SE Monterey Road, Stuart, at 6:00 p.m. on Monday, May 6 or stop by the Elisabeth Lahti Library, 15200 S.W. Adams Ave., Indiantown, at 10:00 a.m. on Friday, May 24. The workshop in Indiantown will be presented in both English and Spanish. Parents of children ages 1-7 are welcome to these free events.

Sponsored by All About Achieving Learning Centers and presented by Tina McSoley, M.Ed., this research-based seminar summarizes years of studies and strategies and provides parents with tips and tricks used to develop a child’s critical reading skills, even before the child can read. Parents will receive materials that assist in advancing their child’s reading skills through everyday activities.

Registration is required and limited to 25 participants at each workshop. To attend at the Blake Library, please call 772-288-5702. To register at the Elisabeth Lahti Library, call 772-597-4200.

To learn more about other Martin County Library System programs, call (772) 221-1403, pick up a Library Connection at any Martin County library or visit the library website at




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