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Early Literacy Newsletter
Check out the Spring Early Literacy Newsletter for recommended children's books, literacy ideas, and music picks to share with young children. This season's newsletter contains articles on leading kids to books through humor, books celebrating peace, moose-themed picture books, early literacy activities for developing vocabulary, staff picks, parenting books, and more. Read past newsletters here.
Check the Storytime Schedule here. The Corvallis-Benton County Public Library offers eight storytimes a week, five at the Main Library in Corvallis, two at the Philomath Community Library, and one at the Monroe Community Library. In addition, there is a storytime for dads and their young children on the first Saturday of the month, as well as a bilingual storytime on the second Saturday of the month at the Corvallis Library. The storytimes are approximately one-half hour long and are filled with stories, songs and fingerplays designed for infants, wobblers, toddlers, or preschoolers.
Library Events Calendar (full list of library events for all ages)
Birth to Six blog
Check it out here! Spotlighting early literacy, children's books and music, library and community events, and parenting information. Talking, Singing, Reading, Writing, Playing!
Use the library's Parenting Collection Guide to help you find new parenting books, reading suggestions, downloadable parenting books and audiobooks, and parenting resources online.
"The single most important activity for building the knowledge required for eventual success in reading is reading aloud to children." (National Commission on Reading)
The library provides early literacy outreach services to preschools, childcare centers, and family childcare providers. Learn more here.
Scholastic BookFlix pairs classic video storybooks with related nonfiction eBooks. This online resource is geared for children in preschool - 3rd grade. Click here if you're in the library. Click here if you're outside of the library. You will need your library card # to login.