Early Literacy

Early Literacy Hour at the Library

Stop in for our weekly storytimes as we introduce children to books, reading, and language through stories, songs, and activities! Parents and caregivers can also learn ways to build the early literacy skills their children need for everyday learning.


First Learners: 0-18 months
Bolivar Branch
Tuesdays at 9:30 a.m.
Early Learners: 2-3 years
Bolivar Branch
Tuesdays at 10:30 a.m.
Able Learners: 4-5 years
Bolivar Branch
Tuesdays at 1:00 p.m.
Ready Learners: 0-5 years
Morrisville Branch: Wednesdays at 10:30 a.m.
Humansville Branch: Thursdays at 10:30 a.m.
Bolivar Branch: Tuesdays at 6:00 p.m.
Fair Play Branch: Fridays at 10:30 a.m.




Did You Know…

  • that the first six years of learning experiences create synoptic nerve endings helping your child retrieve information faster and more accurately?
  • that the most critical time to develop the synoptic nerve endings is between the ages of two and three?
  • that children that are read to early have a much higher vocabulary going into kindergarten?
  • that teaching your child to rhyme (ie: finger plays, poems, songs) will help ensure easier and earlier reading due to association of sounds?
  • that playing peek-a-boo with your child will help them learn that separation is not permanent, even much later in life?

Need ideas for books to read at home to your kids? See some of our Recommended Early Literacy Materials!

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