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Every Child Ready to Read® @ your library® is a parent education initiative.

Traditionally, early literacy programs at libraries have focused on children. Storytimes and other programs might model strategies that parents can use to develop early literacy skills, but parent education is not typically the primary intent. The Public Library Association (PLA)

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Moving from Picture Books to Early Readers

It seems like a small step across the library from the picture books surrounded by toys and trains to the emergent or easy reader section, but for children making the move it is a big step and an exciting one.

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Why Read to My Baby?

You may wonder about the benefits of reading to your baby. An infant won’t understand everything you’re doing or why. But you wouldn’t wait until your child could understand what you were saying before you started speaking to him or

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