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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. 

​Juniper Library

1825 W. Union Hills Dr., 85027 

Tuesdays from 1 to 2 p.m.

May 14, 21, 28, June 4, 11, 18, and 25

Register for this series.

​Century Library

1750 E. Highland Ave., 85016

Sundays from 1:15 to 2:15 p.m.

June 2, 9, 16, 23, 30, July 7 and 14

Registration for this series begins April 29.

Burton Barr Central Library

1221 N. Central Ave., 85004

Tuesdays from 10 to 11 a.m.

June 4, 11, 18, 25, July 9, 16, and 23

Registration for this series begins April 29

​Cholla Library

10050 Metro Parkway E., 85051

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

June 5, 12, 19, 26, July 3, 10, and 17

Registration for this series begins May 8

​Cholla Library

10050 Metro Parkway E., 85051

Wednesdays from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m.

June 5, 12, 19, 26, July 3, 10, and 17

Registration for this series begins May 8.

​Mesquite Library

4525 E. Paradise Village Parkway N., 85032

Wednesdays from 1:30 to 2:30 p.m.

June 5, 12, 19, 26, July 3, 10, and 17

Registration for this series begins May 6

​Agave Library

23550 N. 36th Ave., 85310

Tuesdays from 1:30 to 2:30 p.m.

June 11, 18, 25, July 2, 9, 16, and 23

Registration for this series begins May 7.

​Saguaro Library

2808 N. 46th St., 85008

Wednesdays from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m.

June 12, 19, 26, July 10, 17, 24, and 31 

Registration for this series begins May 8.

In the Community

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

Washington Activity Center

2240 W. Citrus Way, 85015

Wednesdays from 5:45 to 6:45 p.m.

April 17, 24, May 1, 8, 15, 22, and 29

Register for this series.

​Deer Valley Community Center

2001 W. Wahalla Ln., 85027

Mondays from 1 to 2 p.m.

June 3, 10, 17, 24, July 8, 15, and 22 (No class July 1)

Register for this series.

​Paradise Valley Family Resource Center

17835 N. 44th St., 85032

Monday, June 3
Wednesday, June 5
Monday, June 10
Wednesday, June 12
Monday, June 17
Wednesday, June 19
Monday, June 24

1:30 to 2:30 p.m.

For questions and to register, email frcinfo@pvschools.net or call 602-449-7411

Arizona's Children Association
Bilingual (English/Español)

3636 N. Central Ave. Ste. 200, 85012

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

June 4, 11, 18, 25, July 2, 9, and 16

Register by phone with Estella Castillo at 480-340-9377. 

​Native Health

4041 N. Central Ave.

Wednesdays from 9 to 10 a.m.

June 5, 12, 19, 26, July 10, 17 and 24

Register with Stacey Vaughan by phone at 602-279-5262 (x3114) or by email at svaughn@nachci.com.

​Paradise Valley Community Center

17402 N. 40th St., 85032

Wednesdays from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m.

June 5, 12, 19, 26, July 3, 10, and 17

Registration for this series begins April 25

​Devonshire Senior Center

2802 E. Devonshire Ave.

Fridays from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m.

June 7, 14, 21, 28, July 12, 19 and 26 (No class July 5)

Registration for this series begins April 25.

​Deer Valley Family Resource Center

Copper Creek Elementary
7071 W. Hillcrest Blvd., Glendale, 85310

Mondays from 9 to 10 a.m.

June 10, 17, 24, July 1, 8, 15, and 22

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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