1000 Books Before Kindergarten

1,000 Books Before Kindergarten is a reading program designed to help parents encourage their children to develop a love for reading, stimulate early brain function, and prepare children for Kindergarten.聽


Reading Aloud
You are your child鈥檚 first teacher.聽 When you talk, sing, read, write, and play you are helping your child get ready to read!
Reading aloud to a child
路聽Builds Vocabulary
路聽Creates a family bonding experience
路聽Develops listening skills and imagination
路聽Promotes longer attention span
路聽Improves cognitive development and academic performance


Sign up today!
*聽Any Child, from birth to Pre-K , can participate!
*聽Read at your own pace.
*聽Record the same book as many times as you read it!
*聽A reward will be earned for each 100 books read!
*聽A yearly celebration will be held in August for all children that read 1,000 books before the school year begins.
*聽Register at the Pomeroy Library!



Getting Started
1.聽Any book counts! Check out library books, or read your favorites from home!
2.聽Start logging books.
3.聽Bring your reading log to the Pomeroy Library at each 100 book milestone.
4.聽The library will enthusiastically celebrate your child鈥檚 success, take pictures, and hand out a small reward.
*When your child reaches 1,000 books read, he or she will receive a reading certificate and library t-shirt.





How You Can Register
Sign up at the Pomeroy Library. Your child will receive his or her reading folder, book log, and other goodies you鈥檒l need to get started!