Category Archives: Let’s Read

The Day of Action – The BIG TWEET!


This week United Ways throughout our worldwide network will be doing what they do best – bringing communities together through their local “United Way Day of Action.” To give lift to these important activities, we invite you to join us … Continue reading

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“There are dozens of blue pinwheels on your lawn!”


Whether you drive past the United Way of Broome County offices on Vestal Parkway or walk into the building, you will see dozens of blue pinwheels on the front lawn or lining the walk. The pinwheels are part of Pinwheels … Continue reading

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Broome County children through age 5 can win prizes if they read 100 or more books from now to March 31


The “Cuddle Up and Read” Early Learning Reading Challenge encourages parents and caregivers to read with their children daily.  It is sponsored by Building Brighter Futures for Broome, a coalition of over 30 early childhood providers that promotes healthy children, … Continue reading

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Let’s Read story time on Sunday for children impacted by recent flood


A special Let’s Read story time, designed for children who were impacted by the flooding in September, will be held this Sunday, December 18, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., in the Let’s Read area at Oakdale Mall (near Visions … Continue reading

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United Way of Broome County promotes reading with lending libraries


If a child can’t read well, he’s at a disadvantage. That’s why the United Way of Broome County is putting books in kid-friendly public places — to encourage youngsters and their caretakers to drop in and start reading. They can … Continue reading

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Let’s Read site open at Oakdale Mall; more volunteers needed


The “Let’s Read” site is open on the weekends in Oakdale Mall near the entrance to J.C. Penney from the mall. Kids in third grade or younger can come into the site and borrow any of the books that are … Continue reading

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Let’s Read program to help increase number of children reading at grade level


A special community initiative has been started as part of Day of Caring, which is coordinated by United Way of Broome County. The program is “Let’s Read”, which is designed to increase the number of children who can read at … Continue reading

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