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Newborn Reading Classes coming to the Tri-Cities

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PASCO, Wash., -- A series of free parent education workshops will be offered to parents of newborn, first-born children beginning Wednesday, January 16th.

Parents attending will receive information on a wide range of parenting topics including: safe and healthy practices for babies and families, reading and understanding developmental cues, positive parenting, nutrition, and early learning activities.  By attending 5 of the 6 sessions, parents are eligible for a free book a month for 5 years through the Dolly Imagination Library.

English classes will be on Wednesdays starting January 16th with morning classes at 10:00 am at Keewaydin Library in Kennewick and evening classes will be at 6:00 pm at the Children's Center.  Spanish classes are also offered starting Thursdays, January 17th at 1:00 pm at the Pasco Library.

The program is sponsored by the Community Solutions initiative as a start-up project of the "Our Babies Can't Wait" campaign, and is funded through the United Way of Benton and Franklin Counties.

For more information or registration contact Joely Nyefelt at (509) 222-7323 and (509) 987-2229.

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