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/
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.
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!
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
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.
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.