Register for Early Literacy 101, a workshop offered by Ohio Ready to Read and led by ORTR trainer Krista Tokarz from Cuyahoga County Public Library. This is a FREE workshop.

The workshop will take place from 10:00 am - 5:00 pm on Monday, December 9, 2019 at Cuyahoga County Public Library, 2111 Snow Road, Parma, Ohio. (Enter through Parma Snow Branch and sign in. Someone will be at the top of the stairs to let you to the auditorium.)

The workshop is 6 contact hours plus a free hour for lunch. Lunch is not provided. There are numerous eateries in the area; you're also welcome to bring a bag lunch if you prefer.

A certificate of attendance will be available on site.

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* Your information:

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* Briefly, what is your background/experience with early literacy? For example, are you very familiar, somewhat familiar, or not at all familiar with Every Child Ready to Read? Do you have an early childhood or education background? Are you knowledgeable about early childhood development? (There are no right or wrong answers; this is just to gauge the overall level of background knowledge of the workshop participants).

Please plan to bring to the workshop two picture books that you like and enjoy using in storytime. Also, participants will be encouraged to share a storytime conundrum and a storytime success; that is, one problem, issue, or question you have about storytime; and one successful practice or good idea to share with others. If you don't lead storytimes, you can bring any conundrum and any success having to do with working with young children and their families.

Please click the "Done" button below to submit your registration. You will not receive an automated registration receipt, but you will get an email within a week to confirm your registration. If you have any questions, feel free to contact Krista Tokarz at and Julia Boxler at