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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.


Chantilly Story Walk Photo

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®.

Burke Centre Library StoryWalk®

Come stroll the grounds at Burke Centre Library while following the pages of "Chicka, Chicka, Boom, Boom" by Bill Martin, Jr.

Chantilly Regional Library StoryWalk®

Now you can enjoy the summer weather as you read "The Busy Tree" by Jennifer Ward.

Martha Washington Library StoryWalk®

Take a walk through the woods while reading from "Ana Cultiva Manzanas — Apple Farmer Annie" by Monica Wellington and pick up an apple craft from the library while supplies last.

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