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1000 Books Before Kindergarten

Reading to your child is the single most important literacy activity to prepares them to become a reader.

For children not yet in Kindergarten, 1000 Books Before Kindergarten® promotes the importance of reading to children from birth. Families joining this club pledge to read 1000 books to their child before the first day of kindergarten.

  • Getting started is easy. Visit the library to register.
  • Keeping track is simple. Obtain a tracking sheet at the library. You and child color a circle each time you read or reread a book. When complete, stop by the Peru Library for the next log.
  • Document progress. Have fun taking your child’s picture at the photo station for us to post on Facebook