Early Reading Skills

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Early ChildhoodParent Programs


Talking, singing, playing and reading with your child all build early reading skills.  Join us to learn how you can do more of these activities with your child and how these and other everyday interactions with your child provides preparation for reading.

Audience and Grade Level

Parents of children birth - 5

Date and Location

  • October 18, 2019, 10:00am - 11:30am, Palmer/Monson Family Network (Register by Oct 16)
  • October 23, 2019, 10:30am - 11:30am, Southampton Library (Register by Oct 21)
  • November 8, 2019, 10:30am - 12:00pm, Granby Public Library (Register by Nov 6)
  • November 14, 2019, 10:15am - 11:45am, Hatfield Library (Register by Nov 12)
  • November 21, 2019, 7:00pm - 8:00pm, Olympia Oaks Apartments. Amherst (Register by Nov 19)
  • December 13, 2019, 12:30pm - 2:00pm, Bridge Family Resource Center, Amherst (Register by Dec 11)
  • January 10, 2020, 9:00am - 12:00pm, Amherst Family Center (Register by Jan 8)
  • February 25, 2020, 9:30am - 10:30am, Pelham Library (Register by Feb 21)


The workshop is free! Advance registration is required to attend, using the form on the right side of the page.


Free childcare is available at all Puzzle of Parenting Workshops. If you need childcare, please indicate the number of children and their ages in the "Additional Needs" box when you register.


  • Francia Wisnewski photo

    Francia Wisnewski has a strong and varied background in education. She has taught in South America and possesses broad experience in developing educational programs for early literacy and Early Childhood, family support, outreach and community engagement.

For more information, contact:
Administrative Assistant
413.586.4900 x5568

Additional Information

Delays or cancellations are posted on this website, and details are also available by calling 413.586.4900 option 3. Please check after 6:30am for morning events, and 3:00pm for evening events.