Monthly guide to school readiness
Help your young child prepare for kindergarten with the Library's FREE month-by-month guide to kindergarten readiness. Tips and ideas include skills development, getting ready to read, health and wellness and lots of book recommendations! The State Library of NC will send you free text messages to get your child ready for kindergarten in this free program!
Resources to Get Ready for Kindergarten
TumbleBooks is a collection of animated, talking picture books. TumbleBooks can be read by you or to you! The collection includes story books, books in French and Spanish for language learning, non-fiction books, graphic novels, puzzles and games.
Bookhive lets you search hundreds of children's book reviews by title, author, reading level, interest category, and number of pages; new reviews monthly.
StoryPlace is the Library's bilingual website for young children. Listen to stories and explore interactive online activities and games.
You can find the Autism Reference Collection in Spangler Library at ImaginOn.
Celebrate the 50th anniversary of Eric Carle's "The Very Hungry Caterpillar" by completing this month's literacy scavenger hunt. Everyone who finishes the scavenger hunt will receive a prize!
Children learn about language and literacy through play. Manipulatives and toys will be available for families of children from birth to age 5 to play together. Books will be preselected and available for check out. Please drop in for this self-directed play day.
Come learn fun ideas and activities that you can use to support early literacy at home. Learn how to use the ABCs of Active Reading one on one with your child. For parents and caregivers come prepared to play and learn together with your child.