How to Get Started 

Register your child at the Children’s Reference Desk. You will get a Welcome Kit and Reading Logs!

Read together and record the books in your reading log or on the 1000 Books App. You can read whatever you want and can repeat books as many times as your child wants.

Once you finish 100 books, come in with your reading log. For every 100 books read, your child will earn a prize. When you reach 1,000 books, come in for a diploma and final reward!

Frequently Asked Questions

Who can participate in this program?

 Any child from birth until he or she enters kindergarten can participate.

How long will the program take?

The program is self-paced and will depend on how often you read together.

How many of my children can participate?

All of them (provided they have not yet started kindergarten). Make it even more fun and read as a family!

Do we have to read books from the library?

No, you can read books from anywhere. Just remember to log them on your log or the app!

Can I count a book more than once?

You can! Record the book as many times as you read it! 

For more information, call the Children's Desk at 631-234-9333 ext.6

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