Birth to K Summer Adventures

  1. Birth-K
  2. EVENTS
  3. SING
  4. TALK
  5. READ
  6. WRITE
  7. PLAY


90% of brain development happens before age 5


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 34% of kindergartners don’t have the language skills they need to learn how to read


Summer Adventures activities are based on research that says that singing, talking, reading, writing, and playing with your child every day is the best way for them to develop  skills that will prepare them to read and succeed. Click on the tabs to find free library events you can attend and ideas you can try at home for simple, fun ways to keep your child reading, writing, playing, singing, and talking all summer long.


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