reading http://wfpl.org en Report: Two-Thirds of Kentucky Fourth Graders Aren't on Target in Reading http://wfpl.org/post/report-two-thirds-kentucky-fourth-graders-arent-target-reading <p>Most Kentucky children aren't entering the fourth grade reading at grade level, according to a Kids Count report issued last week.</p><p>The gap in reading proficiency between children from low and high income families widened to about 30 percent from 2003 to 2013, &nbsp;said the report, issued by Kentucky Youth Advocates. That happened in 11 others states.</p> Sun, 02 Feb 2014 12:00:00 +0000 Joseph Lord 8400 at http://wfpl.org Report: Two-Thirds of Kentucky Fourth Graders Aren't on Target in Reading Writer's Block Festival Offers Workshops, More http://wfpl.org/post/writers-block-festival-offers-workshops-more <p>The annual Writer's Block Festival is Saturday, with workshops, panel discussions and readings for writers and readers scheduled in and around the Green Building (732 E. Market St.) and the Cressman&nbsp;Center (100 E. Main St.). Produced by Louisville Literary Arts, the event also features a print fair in the Green Building (through 4 p.m.) with exhibits by local and regional small presses and literary journals.&nbsp;</p> Wed, 10 Oct 2012 20:30:41 +0000 Erin Keane 1968 at http://wfpl.org Writer's Block Festival Offers Workshops, More Two JCPS Elementary Schools Receive Library Grants http://wfpl.org/post/two-jcps-elementary-schools-receive-library-grants <p>The <a href="http://www.laurabushfoundation.org/">Laura Bush Foundation for America&rsquo;s Libraries</a> is giving two Jefferson County elementary schools $5,000 grants to support the extension of their library collections and services.</p> Mon, 02 Jul 2012 18:07:32 +0000 Devin Katayama 880 at http://wfpl.org Two JCPS Elementary Schools Receive Library Grants