- Register at Reed Memorial Library. You will receive a reading log or use the iTunes app 1,000 Books Before Kindergarten to keep track of books.
Color in a circle on the log for every book you read.
After reading 100 books, bring your reading log to the library to collect your first prize!
After reading 500 books, bring your reading logs to the library to collect your second prize!
When you reach 1,000 books your child will receive a certificate and a t-shirt that says “I read 1000 Books before Kindergarten” sponsored by Allen Aircraft of Ravenna.
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
Who can participate in this program? Any child from birth until he or she enters kindergarten can participate in the 1,000 Books Before Kindergarten program.
Help! I don't know which books to read! The children's staff will gladly help you pick some books.
If you read three books a day to your child in just one year you'll have read 1,095 books! And you have several years to complete the program.
What if my child wants to read the same book over and over? Repetition is key to learning. Each time you read a book, it counts. If you read the same book 5 times, color 5 circles.
Can I log the books my child hears in story time? Yes! Any and every book your child hears counts for this program.