Resources to Support Learning to Read

Learning to read is complicated! You can learn more about all that goes into mastering the skill of reading in our guest blog post from Redwood Literacy.  If you're looking for more ways to support your child as they learn to read, check out the resources below!

Resources at Chicago Public Library:

  • Check out decodable books: Helpful for children learning new sounds and word patterns. 
  • Check out books to read together:  Picture books, informational books, Wonderbook read-alongs, audiobooks, beginning readers to build background knowledge and vocabulary. 
  • Visit your library for activity sheets and games!

Family Resources to Support Learning to Read 

Tutoring Resources 

  • Redwood Literacy offers fee-based evaluation and tutoring for children with dyslexia or other literacy struggles.  
  • Tutoring Chicago provides 1:1 tutoring for families with financial barriers. 
  • UIC Center for Literacy offers free literacy resources and programs for children and adults 

Advocacy and Resources for Children Who Need Extra Support