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800 Villa St.
Racine, WI 53403
(262) 632-1606

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It is the mission of Cops 'N Kids Reading Center to enable and empower all children to strive toward the fundamental successes in life - through recognition for the importance of reading.

Green Bay Packer LeRoy Butler surprises student

Cops 'N Kids Reading Center (Racine) - Julia M. Witherspoon reading @ RUSD Roosevelt School 2017/03/31

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NEW Margaret Drysdale Reading Program

with Teacher, Julia Witherspoon
Monday through Thursday
10am – Noon
800 Villa St, Racine
For 2, 3 & 4 Year Olds (Potty Trained)
Plus Kids that turned 5 after September 1st
Click Here for a pdf flyer. Click Here for Enrollment Form.

KID'S SCHEDULE 4:00 - 6:00pm
Monday 3, 4 & 5 year olds as of Sept. 1st (& potty trained)
Tuesday First & Second Grade
Wednesday Third & Fourth Grade
Thursday Fifth & Sixth Grade

2019-20 School Year Registration

We are now accepting applications for the 2019-20 school year. Our program starts Sept. 16, 2019. Our schedule follows R.U.S.D. If they have school, we have school. If they are off, we are off.
Fall, Winter and Spring Hours of Operation:
4:00 - 6:00 p.m.
Attendance Days by Age Group:
Monday - 3, 4 and 5 years by September 1st (& Potty trained)
Tuesday - First and Second Grade
Wednesday - Third and Fourth Grade
Thursday - Fifth and Sixth Grade

Click Here to Download an Enrollment Form in MS Word.
Click Here to Download an Enrollment Form pdf.

17th Annual Book Giveaway

Saturday, December 21st, 2019
Festival Hall
5 Fifth Street, Racine WI
9am - 11am
Click Here for a pdf flyer.

This event is for children --- All adults must be accompanied by a child. Children can choose their favorite books FREE. SANTA CLAUS will be visiting all good little girls & boys. Gift wrapping is available courtesy of Junior League of Racine.

We’re trying to go green. Please bring your own recyclable heavy duty bags, canvas bags & backpacks. (We will have some plastic bags available curtesy of Image Management)

Special guests may include the Racine Police Department, K9’s, the Racine County Sheriff’s Office and many other Law Enforcement Officers from surrounding SE WI agencies including the FBI and Racine/South Shore Fire Departments to autograph your books if you like. Stop by and chat with them.

Cops ‘N Kids Reading Center, Inc.
Founder/Executive Director
Julia M. Witherspoon
Special Guest GB Packer
Hall of Famer & Inventor of the Lambeau Leap
LeRoy Butler III (&IV)
Racine Police Chief
Arthel Howell


Our Dedicated Staff Click on photo for larger view.

Miss Cynthy McCrory with her children

Miss Kim Prewitt with her grands

Miss Kathy Gueldenzopf
with her grandson

Miss Ginny Mueller with her 5th & 6th grade class