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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.

Storywalks

Chantilly StoryWalk

StoryWalk® was created by Anne Ferguson of Montpelier, VT and has developed with the help of Rachel Senechal, Kellogg-Hubbard Library. It is an outdoor reading experience whereby a children’s book is deconstructed and the pages of the book are laminated and placed on wooden stakes or in permanent kiosks along a walking trail. Get children excited about reading by visiting a Fairfax County Public Library StoryWalk®.


Chantilly Regional Library StoryWalk®

Now you can enjoy the warmer weather as you read "Who Will You Be?" by Andrea Pippins. It's the perfect socially-distanced weekend activity for Fairfax families!

Martha Washington Library StoryWalk®

Take a walk through the woods while reading from "Too Many Carrots” by Katy Hudson. A take and make craft is available through curbside pickup at Martha Washington Library.

Pete the Cat Story Stroll

Come stroll the grounds at Burke Centre Library while following the pages of a beloved Pete the Cat story. Afterwards, call and ask for a Pete the Cat grab-and-go craft and some books.

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