The 25th Annual Family Resource Fair is being held on Saturday, March 8, 2008 from 9:00 a.m. - 2:30 p.m. at the Linn-Benton Community College Albany Campus. Keynote Speaker, Renea Arnold, Multnomah County Library's Early Literacy Program Director will be presenting "Why Reading With Your Kids Will Change Their Lives Forever". Don't miss this change to hear an amazing speaker, attend Parenting Workshops, visit Community Resource Booths during lunch, and meet other families from the community. Parenting Workshops include a variety of topics - from Couples Communication and the Art of Step-Parenting to So Many Books, So Many Choices (Choosing Books for Our Youngest Readers) and Play Literacy: Using Imaginative Play to Build Literacy Skills. Admission is $1.00 per adult and child care is available for a minimal cost ($2.00 per child).
Sponsors of this year's event include the Corvallis School District, Greater Albany Public Schools, and Samaritan Health Services. To register or for more information and the schedule of workshops, click here or visit LBCC's Family Resources and Education Division online.