Preparing Preschoolers for Reading!
Who doesn’t want to give their kids a head start? 

IFPL is happy to present another series of  
Every Child Ready to Read
This free special emergent literacy program is designed to teach you and your child the skills they need before learning to read. The fun ECRTR story time workshops include songs, puppets, and free materials.

Choose between two workshops:
Mondays @ 10:30 am from February 23th -March 16th
Wednesdays @ 6:30 pm from February 25- March 18th
 Classes are limited to families with a 4 or 5 year-old.

  Sign up is required and participants must commit to attend all four workshops.
 Questions? Ready to sign up? Call the Children’s reference desk @ 612.8457


Story Time Themes

January 26 - February 1
  • Family Story Time (Monday): Exotic Egypt (craft)
  • Bookbabies (Tuesday & Wednesday): Monkeys
  • Toddler Story Time (Tuesday): What Can You See? (craft)
  • Preschool Story Time (Wednesday): Cookies (craft)
  • Afternoon Story Time (Wednesday): Birds (craft)
  • Bookbabies (Thursday): Colors
  • Preschool Story Time (Thursday):  Recognize the Letter R (craft)
  • Family Story Time (Thursday): Bedtime (craft)


Story Time Themes

January 19- 25
  • Family Story Time (Monday): Closed
  • Bookbabies (Tuesday): Dogs and Puppies
  • Bookbabies  (Wednesday) : Animal Sounds
  • Toddler Story Time (Tuesday): Singing About Blue
  • Preschool Story Time (Wednesday): Bedtime
  • Afternoon Story Time (Wednesday): Imagine That!
  • Bookbabies (Thursday): Dogs and Puppies
  • Preschool Story Time (Thursday): Quest for the Letter Q
  • Family Story Time (Thursday): Tricksters


Story Time Themes

January 12 - 18
  • Family Story Time (Monday): Caribbean Islands
  • Bookbabies (Tuesday & Wednesday): My Body
  • Toddler Story Time (Tuesday): About Bears
  • Preschool Story Time (Wednesday): Duck, Duck, Goose!
  • Afternoon Story Time (Wednesday): The Moon
  • Bookbabies (Thursday): Snow!
  • Preschool Story Time (Thursday):  Probe for the Letter P
  • Family Story Time (Thursday): Fun in the Snow



Story Time Themes

January 5 - 11

  • Family Story Time (Monday): Readers' Theater
  • Bookbabies (Tuesday & Wednesday): Chickens
  • Toddler Story Time (Tuesday): Shapes
  • Preschool Story Time (Wednesday): Marvelous Marsupials
  • Afternoon Story Time (Wednesday): Bears
  • Bookbabies (Thursday): Farm Animals
  • Preschool Story Time (Thursday):  the Letter O
  • Family Story Time (Thursday): TBA