Kids

Storytime

Summer Storytimes

Fall storytimes begin soon!

Develop a love of reading, enrich your child’s listening, social, and pre-reading skills, and connect with other families through the libraries’ storytimes. Click the link below to explore programs for babies, toddlers and preschoolers.


Children's Programs
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Read Aloud

Seize the Summer!

Reading to your child from birth is the most important activity you can do to prepare them for success in school.

Strive to read aloud to your kids (at any age) for 15 minutes each day.


Why is it important to read to my child?
Kids' Reading Program
Tips for reading aloud
Curious George

Write a Letter to Curious George

Does your curious learner have something to tell their favorite monkey? Build your child's writing and storytelling skills by stopping in to write a letter to Curious George in honor of author H.A. Rey's birthday.

All September at the Prairie West Branch


Find Curious George books in the library.
Dahl Day

Dahl Day

Explore a world of pure imagination! Create a new invention or book character in our inventing room and travel the road to early literacy in a game of life sized Wee Read and Play-Land.

Prairie West Library: Saturday, September 12, 10 a.m.


Find books by Roald Dahl in the library.
TumbleBooks

TumbleBooks

TumbleBooks is a collection of animated, talking picture books. Click on the link below to access great stories for younger children that integrate the printed word with animation, illustration, music and sound.


Tumble Books
READsquared

READsquared

Have you created your ReadSquared account yet?

Earn one point for each page or minute you read. Log your reading online to collect badges and earn points for cool games and prizes. 

Sign up today!


Kids' Reading Program
Click here to sign up.
 

 

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