Supporting Developing Readers at the Library: Literacy-Based Programs for K-3rd Graders

  • With Warren Shanks & Carrie Wolfson
  • Originally aired 05/14/2019
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Part 2 of a 4 part series about services designed for kids K – 3.

Learn how the Children’s Librarians at Denver Public Library are expanding their services to developing readers and the grown ups in their lives using the five Grade Level Reading Skills. Using the skills as a framework, we’ll look at strategies for developing programming intentionally created to support developing readers. Program examples will be shared, along with the challenges and successes of each.



About Warren Shanks & Carrie Wolfson

Warren Shanks is a Children’s Librarian with Denver Public Library. Having struggled with reading himself at this target age, he is excited to be working on the library’s Grade Level Reading team. He has happily worked in children’s libraries for 8 years.

Carrie has worked for Denver Public Library for five years, where she currently specializes in services for birth-5th grade at the Central, Children’s Library. She has an M.L.I.S. from the University of Wisconsin-Madison, and worked previously for DC Public Library. She lives in Denver with her partner, their two cats, and a dog.