GetSet4K

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

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

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

StoryPlace is the Library's bilingual website for young children.  Listen to stories and explore interactive online activities and games. 

Autism Reference Collection

You can find the Autism Reference Collection in Spangler Library at ImaginOn.

Upcoming Events

Family Storytime

Tuesday, November 13 10:15 AM
Matthews

Bring your family out to enjoy stories, songs, and movement activities that support early literacy skill development and help foster a love of books and reading in your child. Parents and caregivers are encouraged to participate. For ages 0-5.

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Listen & Move Storytime

Tuesday, November 13 10:15 AM
Beatties Ford Road Regional

Children and parents will participate in stories, songs and movement activities that build both gross and fine motor skills, which children need to develop in order to read and write. Stories included in this high-energy storytime will focus on movement.

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Family Storytime

Tuesday, November 13 10:15 AM
West Boulevard

Bring your whole family out to enjoy stories, songs, and movement activities that support early literacy skill development and help foster a love of books and reading in your child. Parents and caregivers are encouraged to participate.

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