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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)
Toddlers build language skills in an early literacy program for active little ones consisting of stories, rhymes, songs and more. (Ages 3 & Under)
Preschoolers develop pre-reading skills in order to help them grow into successful readers at this early literacy program consisting of stories, rhymes, songs and more. (Ages 3 & Up)
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)
Participate in a story sharing program at area partnership sites. (Ages 2-5)
Enjoy a program designed for all abilities in an inclusive environment of stories, rhymes, movement, and song. Geared especially for children on the autism spectrum and those with sensory integration challenges. Registration required. (All Ages)