ROARing Times Newsletter May 2021

admroarnycMay 03, 2021

UPCOMING EVENT: Keynote and Awards Ceremony

Rising to the Moment with Inclusion and Relational Health

To nominate a healthcare hero or a group of healthcare heroes, complete the nomination form linked herebefore the May 14th deadline.

We’ve been living with the COVID-19 pandemic for over a year, reeling from the effects and shining a new spotlight on the importance of the healthcare field. Reach Out and Read of Greater New York is taking this opportunity to celebrate the amazing network of healthcare heroes in our community. We’re bringing our ROR network a special keynote titled Rising to the Moment: Inclusion and Early Relational Health followed by an awards ceremony and Town Hall. 

The event will take place on

June 11, 2021

12:00-12:30pm    Keynote

12:30-1:00pm      Awards Ceremony

1:00-2:00pm        Town Hall

We Have New Posters

We’re happy to announce our posters are now available in EnglishSpanishSimplified Mandarin, and Traditional Mandarin. Click the links to download the posters to post in your clinic.

Upcoming Bilingual Workshops

Printable Flyer Linked Here

Social Emotional Learning During COVID: May 6, 8pm

  • Join Imagine Neighborhood to learn about supporting social-emotional development, especially while using technology

Childhood Trauma: May 20, 8pm

  • We’re talking about how early experiences affect children’s development

Past April Workshop Recordings

Building Early Math Skills

  • Did you know you can use books to teach early math skills? We’re sharing our top tips.

Family Storytelling

  • Join Imagine Neighborhood for a family time of storytelling and activities.


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KidLit TV is a winner of the Parents’ Choice Gold Award and has been selected as an American Association of School Librarians Best Digital Tool for Teaching and Learning. KLTV is available in over 700,000 schools worldwide via our website and video distribution partners. We’re a diverse group of parents, educators, librarians, kid lit creators, and award-winning filmmakers working together to create fun new ways to reinforce an appreciation of reading that children will carry with them for the rest of their lives.

Founder and producer Julie Gribble and award winning author and illustrator Roxie Munro joined us for a workshop in March where they shared all about their resources and where you can find other virtual experiences, including virtual museum visits, virtual zoo cameras, and online educational games.

Here’s a link to the full workshop and here’s a link to a one page KidLit TV flyer with more resources.