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The Library's Early Literacy Program

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About Racing to Read

Early literacy is what children know about reading and writing before they learn how to read and write. Reading, talking, singing and playing with children from birth make learning to read easier!


When children play they learn!

5 Roads to Reading

  • Love Books Have fun reading books you and your child enjoy.
  • Sing and Rhyme Play with sounds, songs and rhymes.
  • Tell Stories Create stories, play make-believe and let your child be the storyteller.
  • Talk and Read Explore lots of words with your child.
  • Play with Letters Find print everywhere. Play with words and letters.