Cumberland County Public Library

1,000 Books Before Kindergarten

1.000 Books Before Kindergarten

 

The Library Can Help Your Child Succeed in School!

The 1,000 Books Before Kindergarten program is a non-profit program designed to help caregivers prepare children for one of life’s big milestones, Kindergarten.

Studies have shown that families who start reading to their children at birth help strengthen their language skills and build their vocabulary.

Did you know that in as little as 15 minutes a day – that’s three, five-minute stories – families can build the skills their children need for future success in school and in life? It’s true!

Reading with your young child helps to stimulate brain development and strengthens a parent’s relationship with the child.

How The 1,000 Books Before Kindergarten Program Works

Any child who hasn’t entered Kindergarten yet is eligible for the program, including infants. Sign your child up for FREE at the Cumberland County Public Library.

Children will receive incentives at each milestone achieved.
Milestones:
100 books
200 books
300 books
400 books
500 books
600 books
700 books
800 books
900 books
1000 books

If you have any additional comments or questions or would like to register your child, please contact the library (804)492-5807 or register online here.

 

 

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