Talk, Read, and Sing Every Day and Everywhere from birth.
Together we can give all Muskegon County children the “Reader's Advantage.”
Sign up for Bright by Text to receive tips and resources to help you give a child you love a GREAT START! (prenatal to age 8). Simply text THRIVE to 27448 or enroll online.
Contact Allison Keessen for more Information, firstname.lastname@example.org, 231-767-7285
Win a Gift Card and Birthday Books!
If you have a child age 0 to 8 years old, you could win a FREE $25 Meijer Gift Card and Books in their birthday month!
Open the form, fill it out, and click the 'Submit' button.
It's that EASY! Enter just one time and your child will be entered into the monthly drawing during their birthday month each year until they turn 8. A winner is drawn every month. Special thanks to Meijer for donating the gift cards.
Help spread the Read early. Read often. mission by posting a picture of your family reading together on the Read early. Read often. Facebook page, share it with your friends, and ask them to Like and Follow Us on Facebook. Everyone who submits a photo will be entered into a monthly contest for a bundle of books!
Join our Weekly Virtual Storytime!
Join us on Facebook every Thursday at 10:30 am for a Virtual Storytime with a local early childhood educator or community leader! Watch the storytime LIVE and comment and interact with us in the moment or watch it later at your convenience.
Register for a Play & Learn Group
Give your child a great start by visiting a Play & Learn Group for Babies, Toddlers, and Preschoolers when they resume. Sign up for our e-newsletter and keep checking our community calendar for more virtual programming while when these in-person programs are suspended due to COVID19.
Read Every day, Everything, Everywhere
Read Early. Read Often. is a countywide effort to urge parents, siblings, grand parents and community members to read to infants and toddlers. Reading every day, everything, everywhere will lead to success in school and in life. Business, agency, education, library, media, faith, medical, government, and community partners have come together to spread the word. Join our campaign! For more information: Contact Allison Keessen, Read Early. Read Often. Coordinator at (231) 767-7285.