Saturday, August 06, 2011

Tucson: BookPALS - Volunteer to Read Aloud to Children


From: Ellen Dean []
Sent: Saturday, August 06, 2011 12:16 PM
Subject: BookPALS Read Aloud Training - Tucson

 Volunteer to Read Aloud to Children !!

Be part of the BookPALS Program (a literacy program sponsored by the Screen Actors Guild Foundation)


Annual BookPALS Training Workshop (free)


.  The annual training workshop is coming soon. Mark your calendars.

   Please sign up to be trained and you can start reading for the 2011-12 school year.


Tucson Workshop

Date: Saturday, September 17, 2011

Time 11:30 am -2:30 pm

Place: Little Chapel of All Nations

1052 N. Highland Ave. Tucson, AZ 85721

( NE corner of 1st and Highland underpass)


BookPALS (Performing Artists for Literacy in Schools) is an all-volunteer literacy program of the Screen Actors Guild Foundation. (But you don’t have to be union to participate). This program provides an opportunity for actors, theater students and community volunteers to read aloud to needy elementary school students once a week.  You can encourage children to love reading and hone your acting skills doing volunteer work you will love.


RSVP to Arizona BookPALS Coordinator, Ellen Dean      (602) 750-2923.


  • Learn all about the BookPALS Literacy Program
  • Learn best practices and strategies for reading aloud
  • Listen to read-aloud demonstrations
  • Learn the titles of great children’s books and authors
  • Door prizes & food
  • Get a preview of reading aloud at:



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