Children

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1000 Books Before Kindergarten
Parents of children under age 5 are invited to register their children for 1000 Books Before Kindergarten.  This is a reading program in which you track how many books you’ve read with your little one.  Celebrate milestones while fostering a love of reading.

For more information visit: http://1000booksbeforekindergarten.org/ 

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Children’s Programs

Mother Goose on the Loose Storytime Wednesdays at 11am.

Storytime is for children ages birth and up and their caregivers.  This is a great way to foster early literacy, an early love of libraries, parent interaction and socialization.  Mother Goose on the Loose is a program specifically designed to focus on early literacy and incorporates music, puppetry, picture books, nursery rhymes, art, play and language.

Wednesdays at 11am!
Wednesdays at 11am!

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Lego Club

Lego Club is a new program offered at the Box of Books for children 5 and up.  This is a great creative, hands-on program, that combines literacy, math and creativity.  Lego Club is a great way to get kids into the library for lots of fun!

Lego Club Schedule:
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Summer Reading Program

Each year, the Box of Books participates in the collaborative summer reading program.  This is a way to keep kids reading throughout the summer.  Summer Reading Program offers fun activities, games and programs to engage young readers in literacy activities

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Difficult Topics

We have put together a list of books to help parents and caregivers talk to children about difficult topics such as death, divorce and bullying.  This is just a small list of a few titles we have to help you discuss hard topics with kids.

Books on Difficult Topics for Small Children

Reluctant Readers

One of the most common questions we receive from parents is suggestions for books for boys- particularly between the ages of 7-12.  We have put together a small list to get parents and caregivers started.  We have included information such as the recommended age range and AR level.

Books For Boys