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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 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 "Duck on a Bike” by David Shannon. 

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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