Welcome Somerville Families!
Calendar of Events
FAMILY LITERACY MONTH There are a lot of ways to help encourage literacy with children. Read a book together, visit the library, or go on a StoryWalk! Storywalks will be available in outdoor locations across the city from November 1st to November 30th. Take a walk, read a story, and talk with your child about what you read- a fun way for families, caregivers and educators to encourage outdoor activity as well as literacy in young children. Visit a StoryWalk at the following locations and enjoy! Autobus: Foss Park Playground, Broadway/McGrath Hwy | Wild About Books: Lincoln Park, Perry Street | My Mother’s Sari: Capuano Early Childhood Center, 150 Glen Street | Feast for 10: SFLC Center, 42 Prescott Street | Whoever You Are: Hodgkins-Curtin Park, Holland Street
November 12 and 13
11/13 Wednesday 9:00 - 10:00 am, Capuano Early Childhood Center, 150 Glenn Street
November 13 and 20
ways to make reading fun and how to engage your child in conversations about books.
community. This group is specifically for immigrant families with children in the Somerville Public Schools. The group is run in partnership with the Beautiful Stuff Project and with support from Cambridge Health Alliance.
Somerville Family Learning Collaborative
what we do
The Somerville Family Learning Collaborative (SFLC) is the department of family and community engagement of the Somerville Public Schools. As a Coordinated Family and Community Engagement (CFCE) grant recipient, the Somerville Public Schools partners with the Department of Early Education and Care to provide a variety of resources, support services, and programs to help meet the needs of Somerville families in supporting their children's learning and well-being, birth to adulthood. SFLC By the Numbers. Take a look at this snapshot of the families and people we reached in 2018-2019 through SFLC programming! Read an overview of our work: SFLC Overview or watch video overview of the SFLC and its services: https://vimeo.com/266775329