WHAT: Lynwood Unified will gift more than 700 preschool students with a new book for winter break as the District continues to inspire community reading. Each school site will provide the book during Winter Family Engagement Day which invites families to join students for a time of celebratory activities.

This is the third year the District will hold the giveaway which has provided books to nearly 2,000 children. Books are collected at fairs throughout the year and feature a wide range of subjects, including Marvel and Whisker Haven books.

The annual Winter Family Engagement Day will be observed at all school sites and feature winter assemblies and interactive projects, like creating family picture frames, building reindeers with graham crackers and making snow in the science room.

WHEN: 8:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. on Friday, Dec. 14

WHERE: Lindbergh Elementary School, 3300 Cedar Ave, Lynwood

MORE: Lynwood Unified’s Early Childhood Education department has made literacy a prime focus. ECE unveiled a lending library in every classroom beginning this school year and makes Bookflix, a digital literacy resource, available to all families. The District also provides a summer literacy bag.

LUSD’s Early Education program was recognized in 2017 by the Quality Start Los Angeles Quality Rating and Improvement System (QRIS) for providing quality educational environments at its 12 elementary sites.