The 1,000 Books Before Kindergarten Program encourages you to read 1,000 books with your child before they enter school. Read any book with your newborn, infant, and/or toddler and you will jump start their literacy skills and prepare them for success in school. Doing this easy thing will help them develop a lifelong love of reading.
There are three simple steps to the program:
This program ends when your child starts kindergarten. Take as long as you need and enjoy bonding through reading! You can also check out 1000booksbeforekindergarten.org for more information and tips on reading with your child.
Come to the Children’s Reference Desk for more information about how to get started!