Build A Reader: Try This at Home!

Are you ever at a loss for what to say or do with your baby or young child, especially in those moments when you suspect could be doing more? The library to the rescue!

Starting this month, you can receive great suggetsions for fun, easy activities that will build your child's brain for later reading success - and then earn a free calendar with even MORE suggestions!

There are two ways to sign up:

1. Go to and complete the online program, in which you can earn digital badges for completing suggested activities in Reading, Writing, Talking, Singing, and Playing. 


2. Drop by any library branch to get a Build A Reader bookmark with the same activities.

Complete at least ONE activitiy on either the online program or the bookmark, and receive a FREE 16-month Build A Reader: Try This at Home! calendar, with great home tips and ideas to interact with your children, from babies to kids entering Kindergarten.

BONUS: the bookmark includes a fun finger puppet that you can detach for your child to play with!

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