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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.

Early Literacy Book Bags

Scroll down to find:

  • Thematic Book Bags
  • Level 1 Book Bags for Beginning Readers
  • Movement Book Bags (with CDs)
  • Music and Motion Bags

All book bags have between 10–20 books, and sets with more than one kit have many of the same titles. These kits are not available at any branch; you must put them on hold. To place on hold, click on a book bag’s title. This will take you to the library catalog.

Thematic Book Bags

Thematic book bags contain books on various topics. This is perfect kit for teachers who teach by themes and parents/caregivers with children who love certain subjects.

All book bags have between 10–20 books, and sets with more than one kit have many of the same titles. These kits are not available at any branch; you must put them on hold. To place on hold, click on a book bag’s title. This will take you to the library catalog.

Level 1 Book Bags for Beginning Readers

Level 1 Book Bags are great for children who are beginning to read. Want to see even more titles? Visit your neighborhood library branch and ask to see "ducky books."

​​​​​​​​All book bags have between 10–20 books, and sets with more than one kit have many of the same titles. These kits are not available at any branch; you must put them on hold. To place on hold, click on a book bag’s title. This will take you to the library catalog.

Movement Book Bags (with CDs)

Movement Book Bags promote phonological awareness is the ability to hear the smaller sounds in words (rhymes, beginning sounds and syllables). Reading, singing, talking, moving and playing with children are great ways to teach this important skill.

​All book bags have between 10–20 books, and sets with more than one kit have many of the same titles. These kits are not available at any branch; you must put them on hold. To place on hold, click on a book bag’s title. This will take you to the library catalog.

Music and Motion Bags

Music and Motion Kits promote phonological awareness is the ability to hear the smaller sounds in words (rhymes, beginning sounds and syllables). Reading, singing, talking, moving and playing with children are great ways to teach this important skill.

These kits are not available at any branch; you must put them on hold. To place on hold, click on a book bag’s title. This will take you to the library catalog.

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