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:

New In The Digital Collections: August 2017 Update




In August 2017, TCCL uploaded 189 items into the Digital Collections. There are now approximately 37,248 items in the Digital Collections. Additions include: 


Baby Talk, Brain Talk

When should you start talking regularly to your baby? Many parents believe that real talk is best reserved for when children begin to talk back in words. While this makes a certain logical sense, research and practice proves that it's completely wrong. The time to start talking to your baby is the moment he or she is born - or, given that fetuses start differentiating parents' voices five months in the womb, even earlier!

Reading To Learn: Profile, Tips, & More

Children ages 5 to 12 may participate in PAWS for Reading, a program that allows them to practice reading to a great audience: therapy dogs!

This week, we look at readers who have made the switch from learning to read to "Reading To Learn."

Learning To Read Readers: Profile, Tips, & More

The PAWS for Reading program at the Tulsa City-County Library is ideal for children who are learning to read. 

Here is some general information about "Learning To Read" readers, what you can do to help them, and how PAWS supports their learning growth.