Literacy tips, recommended books, articles and resources to help raise your reader!
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Join us for a special storytime with extended activities to do at home with young children. Each month we will provide you with books, activities and materials to promote early learning.
We've paired up some great books with a related activity and a literacy tip. Try some literacy activites today!
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Each of these short articles highlights a particular type of book or characteristic that appeals to a certain age group, discusses why they are appropriate, and provides some titles to get you started. Ask us for more great books!
Community partnerships include the Arapahoe County Early Childhood Council's Reading Readiness Project, Begin with Books, Metro Denver Bright Beginnings and Consejo Consultivo Hispano.
Teachers and homeschooling parents may request materials for their classrooms by title, genre, or subject by calling 303-LIBRARY (303-542-7279) or by completing our Educator Support form. A Youth Services Librarian will contact you within 48 hours to confirm your request.
Books and DVDs that have been selected to help with various parenting topics.
If you have a reluctant reader, try some of these books to engage them.
Commonsense Media list of books for reluctant readers.
Great Nonfiction for Kids
Recommendations from Guysread.comTry graphic novels High Interest/Low Vocabulary books for Teens
ALA Quick Picks for Reluctant Readers
Call 303-220-8935 to hear a story! Geared toward preschoolers, these short stories are changed out weekly. The first week of each month features a story in Spanish.
Children and Family Services are devoted to providing wonderful, quality opportunities for our youngest patrons both in and outside of the library.
Your child is important to us, and we want his or her library experience to be pleasant and enriching. Please take a few minutes to read the following information about how to help your child enjoy and use the library safely.