1000 Books Before Kindergarten

Reading is an essential skill for success in school and later in life!

The Hanson Public Library invites you to participate in its early literacy program, 1000 BOOKS BEFORE KINDERGARTEN!

Parents, grandparents, families, and caregivers are welcome to participate in the challenge of reading 1000 books to their infant or toddler before they enter kindergarten.

Learn more about the 1000 Books Before Kindergarten challenge!

Once you sign up, stop by the library to pick up your 1000 Books Before Kindergarten tote bag containing a book, information packet, and supplies for activities related to the five early literacy practices: talking, singing, reading, writing, and playing.

You may keep track of the books you read in several ways:

For every 100 book milestone, stop by the library for your child to receive a prize. Certificates will be awarded when they complete the program.

This program is made possible by the generous donations from family and friends in memory of Tom Moore, who was a life-long library advocate, avid reader, teacher, and promoter of literacy.