Storytimes & Early Literacy

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The Basics Insights App

Basics Insights is a free text messaging program for parents and caregivers of young children that sends science-based tips to boost your child’s development. Get two text messages a week until your child turns three!

1000 books before kindergarten

1000 Books Before Kindergarten 

1000 Books Before Kindergarten is a family reading project for babies, toddlers, and preschoolers.  Reading to your child helps develop important pre-reading skills to prepare for school. It’s never too early to start reading to your child. Sign up for 1000 Books Before Kindergarten to

  • earn special gifts as you read.
  • participate in fun activities.
  • receive lots of great reading tips and book suggestions.

Stop in to get started!

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Growing a Reader Facebook Group
Connect with other local parents and caregivers on Facebook!

Get tips, reminders, and book recommendations from library staff - and each other.