Family Literacy Night Program Returns to Glendale Libraries

Midwestern University’s Speech-Language Pathology Program is pleased to announce the return of its Family Literacy Night events, in partnership with the Glendale Library.

Glendale Clinic Speech-Language Pathology
Mom reading to her child as he sits in her lap

From March through October, MWU speech-language pathology students will host a series of six one-hour meetings for parents of kids aged three to four, held monthly from March to October, in English and in Spanish, at the Glendale Foothills and Heroes Libraries.

The Speech-Language Pathology Program at Midwestern University’s College of Health Sciences-Arizona, in partnership with the Glendale Library, will be hosting a free series of one-hour meetings for parents of young children who are learning to read.

The Family Literacy Night Program will be a series of six one-hour meetings held once a month from March through October. The free family-centered program aims to educate parents of children ages three to four years old by sharing tips regarding shared reading, demonstrating how to make literacy engaging and fun for their children, and providing education modeling on the strategies taught. The sessions will be offered in English and Spanish at the Glendale Foothills Library and the Glendale Heroes Regional Park Library.

Locations and Dates/Times

March 7, April 4, June 6, August 1, September 5, October 3 
Glendale Foothills Library 
19055 N. 57th Ave., Glendale, AZ 85308 
6:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.

March 4, April 1, June 3, August 5, September 9, October 7 
Glendale Heroes Regional Park Library 
6075 N. 83rd Ave., Glendale, AZ 85303 
6:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.

For more information, contact Sidney Schaefer ( - English inquiries) or Marilyn Aceves ( - Spanish inquiries).

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