Pick the Names! Choose the Top Three Names for the Library Characters

Have you met our friends at Cleveland Public Library? Dog, Cat, and Bird hang out all the time. They love Summer Lit League and reading the hottest titles.  Now, you can help us bring them to life with new names. Choose your top 3 favorite names from the list of some of Ohio’s most beloved writers. Langston Dunbar Giovanni Morrison Pekar Siegal We’ll reveal…

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Get Kindergarten Ready with Cleveland Public Library

Is your child ready for Kindergarten? Success in the classroom starts this summer at Cleveland Public Library. The Library offers programs and resources to help parents and guardians prepare their youngest learners for school. Our resource list includes an early learning guide, kindergarten readiness assessment, and frequently asked questions about Kindergarten for families. Parents are also encouraged to check out…

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Concept Books: Learning Made Fun

Concept books are a great way to prepare your child for kindergarten and beyond. Concept books explore letters, numbers, shapes, colors, and other subjects in an informative yet entertaining format. Read on to learn about the benefits of concept books as well as a few recommended favorites. Alphabet Books Alphabet books are perhaps the most recognized type of concept books.…

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Why Read Aloud?

Father And Son Sitting On Sofa In Lounge Reading Book Together

Perhaps you’ve heard that reading aloud is the single most important thing you, as a parent, can do to help your child prepare for reading and learning. Is this true? Does 15 minutes of daily reading really benefit your child in the long run? Yes, it absolutely does! You can help your child be successful in school and beyond by reading to him or her at a very early…

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