Helping your child enjoy reading is one of the most important things you can do as a parent! The first step in encouraging your child to love books is to read aloud to them from a very early age and continuing even when they are independent readers. Also, the more kids read, the better they read and the more pleasure they get from reading.
If you need help finding engaging books at the Library, please ask for assistance at the Children’s Desk. We would be happy to help!
For your beginning reader:
Visit the Library with your child and browse our Early Reader collection. Based on criteria developed from literacy experts, the Library has labeled each book in the Early Reader collection with a number (1-4.) The higher the number, the more complex the reading level. This numbered system will help guide your child through the process of becoming an independent reader.