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Is your child entering kindergarten in Fall 2019?

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 2019.
  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 earlyliteracy@phoenix.gov.


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 earlyliteracy@phoenix.gov for details.


In the Library

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

(Bilingual)

Palo Verde Library

4402 N. 51st Ave., 85031

Mondays from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

February 25, March 4, 11, 18, 25, April 8 and 15 (no class April 1)

Register this series

​Juniper Library

1825 W. Union Hills Dr., 85027

Mondays from 9:15 to 10:15 a.m.

March 18, 25, April 8, 15, 22, 29 and May 6 (no class April 1)

Register for this series.

​Ironwood Library

4333 E. Chandler Blvd., 85048 

Tuesdays from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m.

April 2, 9, 16, 23, 30, May 7, and 14

Registration for this series begins February 21.

​Cholla Library

10050 Metro Parkway E., 85051

Wednesdays from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m.

April 3, 10, 17, 24, May 1, 8 and 15

Registration for this series begins March 6

​Cholla Library

10050 Metro Parkway E., 85051 

Wednesdays from 2 to 3 p.m.

April 3, 10, 17, 24, May 1, 8 and 15

Registration for this series begins March 6.

​Desert Sage Library

7602 W. Encanto Blvd., 85035

Thursdays from 11:15 a.m. to 12:15 p.m.

April 4, 11, 18, 25, May 2, 9, and 16

Register for this series.

South Mountain Community Library

7050 S. 24th St., 85042

Saturdays from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m.

April 6, 13, 20, 27, May 4, 11, and 18

Registration for this series begins March 2.

In the Community

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

Paradise Valley Community Center

17402 N. 40th St., 85032

Thursdays from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m.

March 7, 14, 21, 28, April 4, 11, and 18

Register for this series.

​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 FirstThingsFirstAZ.gov
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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