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Early Literacy

Early literacy is what children know about communication, language—verbal and non-verbal—reading and writing before they can actually read and write.

Facebook Live: Early Literacy in Action

Join us at for a storytime that will include an activity preschoolers can make using materials found in your home. 

Follow us on Facebook @fairfaxcountylibrary to receive alerts and reminders about the event.

Join us for a special broadcast of FCPL Storytime featuring the book "Boom, Boom, Boom" by Stephen Jamie A. Swenson on Friday, April 23 at 10:00 a.m. We'll share a rain sensory bottle activity that preschoolers can do using these materials found in your home:

  • Plastic Bottle
  • Water
  • Baby Oil
  • Blue glitter
  • Cotton balls or White Tinsel Pom-Poms 
  • Hot Glue or Duct Tape to seal the lid shut

The next Early Literacy in Action broadcast will take place on Friday, May 21 at 10:00 a.m.

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