Parents are invited to attend a free workshop this month, "Family Focus: Reading and Learning Together with the Deseret News."
The program, designed to encourage families to read together, will be presented Monday, Oct. 16 at the West Jordan Library, 1970 W. 7800 South; Wednesday, Oct. 18 at the Whitmore Library, 2197 E. 7000 South; and Monday, Oct. 23 at Peterson Library, 9340 S. 700 East. It will begin at 7 p.m.Sherry Madsen, newspaper-in-education coordinator for the Deseret News, will offer activities that parents and children can do on the spot to promote family interaction and enhance knowledge of a variety of subjects. Examples include scavenger hunts using parts of the newspaper and language-arts activities using the sports section.
For more information, call 943-4636.