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Babies & Toddlers


Reading skills begin at birth. You can help your child learn important skills now, so they can become good readers. By sharing books and reading with your child every day, whatever their age, you can give them a vital head start.

The American Library Association has very useful resources for parents on early literacy. While they are updating their Every Child Ready to Read website, here are some tips for librarians from ALA to help you bring early literacy skills into your child’s daily environment.

Every Child Ready to Read