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Read Charlotte Launches HomeReadingHelper.org

Charlotte, N.C. (September 10, 2018) – Read Charlotte announced Monday that a new website called Home Reading Helper is now available for families looking for ways to help their children learn to read at home. The site was especially developed for Charlotte-Mecklenburg parents/guardians to find free, easy-to-use resources, all in one place. A 2016 National […]

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Four NC Communities Receive National Honors for Literacy Initiatives

Raleigh, NC (June 22, 2018) – The national Campaign for Grade-Level Reading (CGLR) is recognizing four North Carolina communities for measurable progress on key indicators of early school success.  Read Charlotte in Mecklenburg County; Chatham Reads in Chatham County; Growing Moore Readers of Moore County and WAKE Up and Read in Wake County reported progress […]

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Read Charlotte to Launch “Commit to 80” Campaign

Charlotte, N.C.(January 29, 2018) – Read Charlotte announced its inaugural “Commit to 80” campaign, a mission which aims not only to raise awareness of the critical importance of children’s literacy, but to also activate everyone in Mecklenburg County to commit to do their part to reach the community goal of 80% of third graders reading […]

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EXTRAORDINARY WORK TO BE RECOGNIZED THROUGH NEW ‘READING HERO’ PROJECT

Charlotte, N.C. (November 6, 2017) – Read Charlotte announced Monday that its new initiative, called “Reading Heroes,” will highlight members of the community who are doing extraordinary things to improve children’s literacy from birth through third grade in Charlotte-Mecklenburg. “Read Charlotte was launched in 2015 as a community-wide effort. In order to double the number of […]

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FREE WORKSHOPS NOW AVAILABLE FOR FAMILIES TO LEARN THE POWER OF ACTIVE READING

Charlotte Mecklenburg Library is offering hundreds of free Active Reading workshops to families across the county, to teach parents and caregivers the power of reading with their children rather than reading to them. Active Reading is a proven way to build kids’ language and vocabulary, preparing them to be lifelong readers who love books. Read Charlotte and Charlotte Mecklenburg […]

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