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1000 Books Before Kindergarten

1000 Books Before Kindergarten is an exciting program that encourages parents and child interaction and promotes reading through sharing books together. Together with their parent, children who register for this program will read 1000 books before their first day of kindergarten. Infants, toddlers, and preschoolers are eligible to participate by registering at Youth Services. Participants will receive rewards along their reading journey and we will hold a graduation ceremony for those that finish at the end of each school year.

Registration is required.

Suggested Book List

Teacher Loan Cards Brochure

Outreach Request? Contact Laura Goldsborough, Youth Services Librarian or Rachael Dabkey, Head of Youth Services



by Nidhi Chanani

Teenager Priyanka has many questions about her family but her mom refuses to answer. Pri especially wants to know why her mother left her home in India—and Pri’s father—before she was born. The subject seems permanently closed until Pri finds a mysterious pashmina tucked away in an old suitcase. When she puts it on, she is transported to the colorful India of her imagination,… Continue

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