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Is your child entering kindergarten in Fall 2018?

If so, join a Kindergarten Bootcamp from Phoenix Public Library! This interactive series meets once a week for 7 weeks and gives families a taste of kindergarten. Parents and children learn together the social, academic, and classroom skills needed for school success. Receive free tools and activities each week leading up to Bootcamp graduation. Registration is required and by registering you agree to attend all 7 weeks.

Is your child eligible for Bootcamp?

  1. Your child must be entering kindergarten in Fall 2018.
  2. You and your child must attend together.
  3. If this is not your first time attending, you must receive special permission to repeat the series. Email

Not eligible for Kindergarten Bootcamp?

Preschool Prep is our interactive weekly drop-in program for 3 to 5-year-olds and their favorite adults. You and your child will work on school readiness skills such as persistence, flexibility, and problem-solving while enjoying stories and activities.  

Learn more or find a Preschool Prep near you. 

Community Partners:

 Would you like to host a Kindergarten Bootcamp series at your location? Please contact for details.

In the Library

These Kindergarten Bootcamps will be held at Phoenix Public Library locations. 

Yucca Library

Wednesdays from 6:00 - 7:00 p.m.

September 6, 13, 20, 27, October 4, 11, and 18

Register for this series


Saguaro Library

Tuesdays from 10:30 - 11:30 a.m.

September 12, 19, 26, October 3, 10, 17 and 24

Register for this series


Desert Broom Library

Wednesdays from 1:00 - 2:00 p.m.

September 13, 20, 27, October 4, 11, 18, and 25

Register for this series


Cholla Library

Saturdays from 11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

October 7, 14, 21, 28, November 4, 11, and 18

Registration for this series opens September 1


Cesar Chavez Library

Tuesdays from 1:30 - 2:30 p.m.

October 24, 31, November 7, 14, 21, 28, and December 5 

Registration for this series opens September 17


Cholla Library

Wednesdays from 11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

October 25, November 1, 8, 15, 22, 29, and December 6 

Registration for this series opens October 1

In the Community

These Kindergarten Bootcamps will be held at community locations around the valley.

Alhambra Family Resource Center

2040 N. 39th Ave., Phoenix

Mondays from 5:45 - 6:45 p.m.

September 11, 18, 25, October 2, 16, 23 and 30 (No class October 9)

To register for this series or for more information, call 602-242-5828

​Support for some early literacy programs is provided by a grant from First Things First, which partners with families and communities to give all Arizona children the opportunity to arrive at kindergarten healthy and ready to succeed. Learn more at
Some Kindergarten Bootcamps supported by a grant from First Things First North Regional Partnership Council.

Some Kindergarten Bootcamps supported by a grant from the Phoenix Library Foundation.

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