Read Aloud

Come spread the love of reading and share your favorite book with our students!

Read Aloud is part of our summer Freedom Schools program. Each morning, we invite guests from the community to come into the classroom and read their favorite books. The program instills a love of reading and exposes students to new people and new stories. And it allows you to see what the Read Lead CDF Freedom Schools program is all about.

Read Aloud guests are a vital part of our program, as they demonstrate to students that reading is important to everyone. We invite you to come and read your favorite age-appropriate (5 to 13) book to our class. You’ll also have the opportunity to share with the scholars how education and literacy has played a role in your success. Our students are always excited to ask guests questions and are equally excited when the guest asks questions of them.


Sign up for Read Aloud

If you are interested in volunteering for Read Aloud, please view the calendar below and choose an available day and location that works for you. You have the option to choose your favorite age-appropriate book (5-13 y/o) or choose one from our site library. Read Aloud takes place every weekday from June 26 through August 4 from 8:15 to 9:00 a.m. Once you have chosen your location and time, please fill in the application with your name, email, phone number, address, company, and a short bio that we will share with the class. Once you are confirmed, you will receive an email with directions and contact information for the location of your choice.

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