40%

Fact:

Only 40% of Knox County students are reading on grade level by the third grade. We can change that.

Fact:

Parents are a child’s first and most important teacher.

Fact:

Playing with children helps them understand the world around them.

Fact:

Reading with children is soothing and creates emotional bonds that last a lifetime.

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Have
a
Library Card?

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For many kids, a library card is the first card in their wallet with their name on it.

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You have over a MILLION free books at your fingertips with your Knox County Public Library card.

Free!

PLUS online resources such as tutoring, animated picture books, reading recommendations, homework help and games.

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Help make Knox County the leader in family literacy. Commit to reading every day.

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Help make Knox County the leader in family literacy. Commit To Reading Every Day.

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SAVE THE DATE:
Children’s Festival
of Reading
May 21, 2022

SAVE THE DATE:

Children’s Festival of Reading – May 21, 2022 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. in World’s Fair Park

Do IT!

Why Early Learning Matters