COVID19 Update: The Interpretive Center is closed to the public until further notice. Read the latest statement here.

The Watershed is an Open Book

Hands-On Early Literacy Program for 5-8 Year Olds & Their Families

If you live in the Strawberry Mansion neighborhood of Philadelphia, this program is for you!

  • Monthly workshops to help build reading readiness using “teachable” moments in your own neighborhood.
  • Great incentives for frequent attendance, such as books to build your home library.
  • Partners: Edward Gideon School and the Fairmount Water Works Interpretive Center
  • Supported by the William Penn Foundation
  • There is no fee, but pre-registration is required. Space is limited so sign up below today!

Program Advisory

Due to recent social distancing measures, this is no longer an in-person program. For more information about the program, or learn how you and your family can benefit from distance learning, please see our list of resources.