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By Dena Martin
The Times 

Prime Time Family Reading fosters family engagement

 

March 14, 2019

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Prime Time Family Reading Storyteller Roz Edwards discusses the oral tradition.

Nationwide program aims to improve family engagement and student academic success

DAYTON – Dayton Memorial Library's first Prime Time Family Reading event, on March 6, was a great success with 60 people and 19 families in attendance. The nationwide program strives to build thought and conversation between children and families through reading.

Prime Time Family Reading is a six-week program funded through a grant from Humanities Washington and is free to participants. Each evening begins with a group dinner, which is catered by Dayton General Hospital.

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