Story TimeToddler Story Time
Wednesdays at 11AM
Tuesdays at 11 AM
Read at Home Programs
Why is it important to read to very young children?
Developing literacy skills begins at birth and continues through the toddler and preschool years. The best way to ensure a child has the skills necessary to learn to read is having someone read aloud to them.
Yes, you really can read 1,000 books to your child before kindergarten!
· 1 story every day for 5 years equals 1,825 stories
· 1 story every day for 3 years equals 1,095 stories
· 10 stories every week for 2 years equals 1,040
Reading 1,000 books to your child before kindergarten can easily be reached!
You can sign your child up for the 1,000 Books Before Kindergarten program by stopping by the children's department and completing a short form. Your child will receive a prize for completing each level of the program:.
100 Books: Decorate a special tote bag.
200 Books: Pick out a new book from the Book Box
300 Books: $5 Snack Gift Card
400 Books: Lego Kit
500 Book: Wood Art Kit
600 Books: 2 Movie Passes
700 Books: $20 Mohegan Bowling Gift Card
800 Books: $25 Booklovers' Gourmet Gift Card
900 Books: Davis Farmland Pass
1,000 Books: Your child has earned his or her picture on the Reading Wall of Fame, their photo will be sent to the newspaper, and will receive a certification of completion of 1,000 Books before Kindergarten!
This program is sponsored by Friends of the Library.