Early Learning

Early childhood literacy includes preparing our community’s babies, toddlers, and preschoolers to arrive “ready to learn” come kindergarten.

Baby reading a book

Storytime classes help children acquire pre-literacy skills in fun, age-appropriate ways through the Very Ready Reading Program. See upcoming storytimes »

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“The more books a child has read, the more words a child has heard, the better off they will be once they start school,” said Early Literacy Librarian Shelley Harris. Learn more about committing to the long-term goal of reading together »

Early Bird Readers is a digital early learning program to support parents, caregivers, and teachers. Get text & video tips »

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