Early Literacy in a Bag

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There are five basic practices that help preschool children get ready to read. They are:  reading, writing, singing, playing and talking. Early literacy kits provide a convenient and fun way to include these practices in your everyday routine. Each kit more »

Children’s Book Week 2013

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 Established in 1919, Children’s Book Week is the longest-running national literacy initiative in the country. Every year, commemorative events are held nationwide at schools, libraries, bookstores, homes — wherever young readers and books connect! Celebrate at the Amelia Branch. Stop more »

April is National Poetry Month

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April is National Poetry Month! Poetry can be an exciting way to share great vocabulary and new concepts with children. It’s also a fun way to explore the early literacy practice of writing. Read poetry together and write down interesting more »

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