Martin Luther King Read-In Archive

Faculty and staff children invited to MLK 'Read-In'

MLKday.100x100Faculty and staff are invited to register their children ages 4-10 to participate in the 5th Annual MLK Read-In. The event will be held in Benson University Center, Room 401 on Saturday, Jan. 18th from 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Children will be assigned a reading buddy who will serve as their guide as they visit a variety of “service stations.” Each child will be given at least one donated age-appropriate book and one new civil-rights-themed book.

Please complete the required PDF registration form and return to Benson 506 by Friday, January 10. MLK Read-In Information and Registration Form [PDF]

The purpose of the event is to celebrate Dr. King’s life and promote his message about civil rights, literacy and the importance of community service. The MLK Read-In is organized by the following partners: Wake Forest University, Winston-Salem State University, Girl Talk Triad Chapter and HandsOn Northwest North Carolina.

Children can participate in MLK Read-In

Children of Wake Forest faculty and staff are invited to attend the fourth annual Martin Luther King Jr. Read-In, which is co-sponsored by WFU, WSSU, Salem College, Hands On Northwest NC, and Girl Talk Triad. The program will be held in Benson 401 from 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. on Saturday, Jan. 19, and is targeted towards children aged 4-10.

Children will be paired with a college student reading buddy and will learn about different aspects of Dr. King’s legacy. Each child will be able to take home two books, one new book on the Civil Rights movement and one gently used book of his or her choosing.

This event is free, but children must be registered in advance by Monday, Jan. 14. There are limited spots. To register your child for the event, please send the attached file through interoffice mail to Shelley Sizemore in the Office of Campus Life.