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Inspire a love for reading

Ready to Read Michigan Goals

Equip public library staff with information, skills, and tools needed for them to promote early literacy in their community.

Engage Parents and Caregivers of children, ages 0-5, in Michigan with the 5 Practices of ECRR.


The Library of Michigan offers a variety of educational webinars based on the 5 Practices of Every Child Ready to Read™. Watch librarians, early literacy specialists, and storytellers as they share tips, ideas, and background information on how to best Read, Talk, Play, Sing, Write with young children.

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"Great content - very thoughtful and thorough and rooted in the best learning concepts and approach for children."

Librarian, Bloomfield Township Public Library



This project was made possible in part by the Institute of Museum and Library Services with additional support provided by Consumers Energy Foundation and the Library of Michigan Foundation.

Contact Information

Contact Cathy Lancaster if you have any questions about Ready to Read Michigan or other programs: 517-335-8129.