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Early literacy encompasses what children need to experience before they learn how to read and write. This begins in the first three years of a child's life and is related to the interaction children have with books, everyday language through talking, singing, writing and playing. Help your child get ready to read with simple activities every day including:
Learn more about the Every Child Ready to Read parent education initiative here or visit your library branch to experience a storytime based on these five practices.
Babies experience brain stimulation through language and socialization. Engage your infant in an early literacy program consisting of stories, rhymes, bounces and more. (Ages 0-18 Months). Watch live on Facebook or later on our YouTube Channel.
The whole family can help foster a love of books and reading. Enjoy an early literacy program consisting of stories, rhymes, songs and more. (All Ages). Watch live on Facebook or later on our YouTube Channel.
The whole family can help foster a love of books and reading. Enjoy an early literacy program consisting of stories, rhymes, songs and more. (All Ages). Join us over Zoom for interactive fun each storytime week. *Registration required* through the library calendar for live Zoom link or watch later on our YouTube Channel.
Enjoy a program perfect for preschoolers to learn through stories, rhymes, movement, and song. (Best for ages 3 & up)
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