0 to 3: Read to Me

Close up of young adult black father reading a book with his two year old son, close up, side view, backlit

Literacy begins at birth and every caregiver can learn and use simple, research-based techniques to build language and literacy skills right from the start. Beginning this fall, we’re launching and building a new collection of programs and events designed especially for children from birth to age 3 and parents or other adult family members. Questions? Call (216) 623-7114

Upcoming Events

    Event For young children under 6 years old
  • 0 to 3: Read to Me Playdate!

    Harvard-Lee
    Saturday, April 20 | 11 am

    Building your child’s brain is as simple as reading, singing, playing and talking! Join us as we read engaging books and sing lively songs with plenty of time for playing and talking! For children ages 0 to 3 (36 months) and a caring adult. Siblings welcome. Giveaways!  Questions?  Call 216-623-6990.  These programs are made possible by a generous grant from The Bruening Foundation. 

    Register and browse a complete listing of upcoming 0 to 3: Read to Me programs at cpl.org/readtome.

  • Event For young children under 6 years old
  • 0 to 3: Read to Me Playdate!

    Union
    Saturday, April 20 | 11 am

    Building your child’s brain is as simple as reading, singing, playing, and talking! Join us as we read engaging books and sing lively songs with plenty of time for playing and talking! For children ages 0 to 3 (36 months) and a caring adult. Siblings welcome. Giveaway books!  Questions? Call 216-623-7088. 

    This program is made possible by a generous grant from The Bruening Foundation. 

    Browse a complete listing of upcoming 0 to 3: Read to Me programs at cpl.org/readtome

  • Event For young children under 6 years old
  • 0 to 3: Read to Me Playdate!

    Woodland
    Saturday, April 20 | 4:30 pm

    0 to 3: Read to Me Playdate!

    Building your child’s brain is as simple as reading, singing, playing, and talking! Join us as we read engaging books and sing lively songs with plenty of time for playing and talking! For children ages 0 to 3 (36 months) and a caring adult. Siblings welcome. Giveaway books!  Questions? Call 216-623-7109.  

    This program is made possible by a generous grant from The Bruening Foundation. 

    Browse a complete listing of upcoming 0 to 3: Read to Me programs at cpl.org/readtome

  • Event For young children under 6 years old
  • 0 to 3: Read to Me Playdate

    Jefferson
    Friday, April 26 | 10:30 am

    Building your child’s brain is as simple as reading, singing, playing and talking! Join us as we read engaging books and sing lively songs with plenty of time for playing and talking! For children ages 0 to 3 (36 months) and a caring adult. Siblings welcome. Giveaways!  Questions?  Call 216-623-7004.  These programs are made possible by a generous grant from The Bruening Foundation. 

    To browse a complete listing of upcoming 0 to 3: Read to Me programs at cpl.org/kids-teens/kindergarten-readiness/0-to-3-read-to-me/

  • Event For young children under 6 years old
  • 0 to 3: Read to Me Playdate

    Brooklyn
    Saturday, April 27 | 10:30 am

    Building your child’s brain is as simple as reading, singing, playing and talking! Join us as we read engaging books and sing lively songs with plenty of time for playing and talking! For children ages 0 to 3 (36 months) and a caring adult. Siblings welcome. Giveaway books! 

    Questions?  Call 216-623-6920.  These programs are made possible by a generous grant from The Bruening Foundation. 

    Register and browse a complete listing of upcoming 0 to 3: Read to Me programs at cpl.org/readtome.

  • Event For young children under 6 years old
  • 0 to 3: Read to Me Playdate!

    Union
    Saturday, April 27 | 11 am

    Building your child’s brain is as simple as reading, singing, playing, and talking! Join us as we read engaging books and sing lively songs with plenty of time for playing and talking! For children ages 0 to 3 (36 months) and a caring adult. Siblings welcome. Giveaway books!  Questions? Call 216-623-7088. 

    This program is made possible by a generous grant from The Bruening Foundation. 

    Browse a complete listing of upcoming 0 to 3: Read to Me programs at cpl.org/readtome

  • Event For young children under 6 years old
  • 0 to 3: Read to Me Playdate

    Lorain
    Tuesday, April 30 | 4:30 pm

    Building your child’s brain is as simple as reading, singing, playing and talking! Join us as we read engaging books and sing lively songs with plenty of time for playing and talking! For children ages 0 to 3 (36 months) and a caring adult. Siblings welcome. Giveaways!  Questions?  Call 216-623-7011.   This program is made possible by a generous grant from The Bruening Foundation. 

      Browse a complete listing of upcoming 0 to 3: Read to Me programs at cpl.org/readtome

  • Event For young children under 6 years old
  • 0-3: Read To Me Playdate

    West Park
    Thursday, May 02 | 10:15 am

    Building your child’s brain is as simple as reading, singing, playing and talking! Join us as we read engaging books and sing lively songs with plenty of time for playing and talking! For children ages 0 to 3 (36 months) and a caring adult. Siblings welcome. Giveaways!  Questions?  Call 216-623-7102.  These programs are made possible by a generous grant from The Bruening Foundation. 

  • Event For young children under 6 years old
  • 0 to 3: Read to Me Playdate!

    Sterling
    Thursday, May 02 | 11 am

     Building your child’s brain is as simple as reading, singing, playing and talking! Join us as we read engaging books and sing lively songs with plenty of time for playing and talking! For children ages 0 to 3 (36 months) and a caring adult. Siblings welcome. Giveaways!  Questions?  Call 216-623-7074.

    These programs are made possible by a generous grant from The Bruening Foundation. 

    Register and browse a complete listing of upcoming 0 to 3: Read to Me programs at cpl.org/readtome. 

  • Event For young children under 6 years old
  • 0 to 3: Read to Me Playdate

    Jefferson
    Friday, May 03 | 10:30 am

    Building your child’s brain is as simple as reading, singing, playing and talking! Join us as we read engaging books and sing lively songs with plenty of time for playing and talking! For children ages 0 to 3 (36 months) and a caring adult. Siblings welcome. Giveaways!  Questions?  Call 216-623-7004.  These programs are made possible by a generous grant from The Bruening Foundation. 

    To browse a complete listing of upcoming 0 to 3: Read to Me programs at cpl.org/kids-teens/kindergarten-readiness/0-to-3-read-to-me/

  • Event For young children under 6 years old
  • 0 to 3: Read to Me Playdate!

    Harvard-Lee
    Saturday, May 04 | 11 am

    Building your child’s brain is as simple as reading, singing, playing and talking! Join us as we read engaging books and sing lively songs with plenty of time for playing and talking! For children ages 0 to 3 (36 months) and a caring adult. Siblings welcome. Giveaways!  Questions?  Call 216-623-6990.  These programs are made possible by a generous grant from The Bruening Foundation. 

    Register and browse a complete listing of upcoming 0 to 3: Read to Me programs at cpl.org/readtome.

  • Event For young children under 6 years old
  • 0 to 3: Read to Me Playdate!

    Union
    Saturday, May 04 | 11 am

    Building your child’s brain is as simple as reading, singing, playing, and talking! Join us as we read engaging books and sing lively songs with plenty of time for playing and talking! For children ages 0 to 3 (36 months) and a caring adult. Siblings welcome. Giveaway books!  Questions? Call 216-623-7088. 

    This program is made possible by a generous grant from The Bruening Foundation. 

    Browse a complete listing of upcoming 0 to 3: Read to Me programs at cpl.org/readtome

  • Event For young children under 6 years old
  • 0 to 3: Read to Me Playdate

    Jefferson
    Friday, May 10 | 10:30 am

    Building your child’s brain is as simple as reading, singing, playing and talking! Join us as we read engaging books and sing lively songs with plenty of time for playing and talking! For children ages 0 to 3 (36 months) and a caring adult. Siblings welcome. Giveaways!  Questions?  Call 216-623-7004.  These programs are made possible by a generous grant from The Bruening Foundation. 

    To browse a complete listing of upcoming 0 to 3: Read to Me programs at cpl.org/kids-teens/kindergarten-readiness/0-to-3-read-to-me/

  • Event For young children under 6 years old
  • 0 to 3: Read to Me Playdate

    Brooklyn
    Saturday, May 11 | 10:30 am

    Building your child’s brain is as simple as reading, singing, playing and talking! Join us as we read engaging books and sing lively songs with plenty of time for playing and talking! For children ages 0 to 3 (36 months) and a caring adult. Siblings welcome. Giveaway books! 

    Questions?  Call 216-623-6920.  These programs are made possible by a generous grant from The Bruening Foundation. 

    Register and browse a complete listing of upcoming 0 to 3: Read to Me programs at cpl.org/readtome.

  • Event For young children under 6 years old
  • 0 to 3: Read to Me Playdate!

    Union
    Saturday, May 11 | 11 am

    Building your child’s brain is as simple as reading, singing, playing, and talking! Join us as we read engaging books and sing lively songs with plenty of time for playing and talking! For children ages 0 to 3 (36 months) and a caring adult. Siblings welcome. Giveaway books!  Questions? Call 216-623-7088. 

    This program is made possible by a generous grant from The Bruening Foundation. 

    Browse a complete listing of upcoming 0 to 3: Read to Me programs at cpl.org/readtome

  • Event For young children under 6 years old
  • 0 to 3: Read to Me Playdate

    Lorain
    Tuesday, May 14 | 4:30 pm

    Building your child’s brain is as simple as reading, singing, playing and talking! Join us as we read engaging books and sing lively songs with plenty of time for playing and talking! For children ages 0 to 3 (36 months) and a caring adult. Siblings welcome. Giveaways!  Questions?  Call 216-623-7011.   This program is made possible by a generous grant from The Bruening Foundation. 

      Browse a complete listing of upcoming 0 to 3: Read to Me programs at cpl.org/readtome

  • Event For young children under 6 years old
  • 0 to 3: Read to Me Playdate!

    Sterling
    Thursday, May 16 | 11 am

     Building your child’s brain is as simple as reading, singing, playing and talking! Join us as we read engaging books and sing lively songs with plenty of time for playing and talking! For children ages 0 to 3 (36 months) and a caring adult. Siblings welcome. Giveaways!  Questions?  Call 216-623-7074.

    These programs are made possible by a generous grant from The Bruening Foundation. 

    Register and browse a complete listing of upcoming 0 to 3: Read to Me programs at cpl.org/readtome. 

  • Event For young children under 6 years old
  • 0 to 3: Read to Me Playdate

    Brooklyn
    Friday, May 17 | 10:30 am

    Building your child’s brain is as simple as reading, singing, playing and talking! Join us as we read engaging books and sing lively songs with plenty of time for playing and talking! For children ages 0 to 3 (36 months) and a caring adult. Siblings welcome. Giveaway books! 

    Questions?  Call 216-623-6920.  These programs are made possible by a generous grant from The Bruening Foundation. 

    Register and browse a complete listing of upcoming 0 to 3: Read to Me programs at cpl.org/readtome.

  • Event For young children under 6 years old
  • 0 to 3: Read to Me Playdate

    Jefferson
    Friday, May 17 | 10:30 am

    Building your child’s brain is as simple as reading, singing, playing and talking! Join us as we read engaging books and sing lively songs with plenty of time for playing and talking! For children ages 0 to 3 (36 months) and a caring adult. Siblings welcome. Giveaways!  Questions?  Call 216-623-7004.  These programs are made possible by a generous grant from The Bruening Foundation. 

    To browse a complete listing of upcoming 0 to 3: Read to Me programs at cpl.org/kids-teens/kindergarten-readiness/0-to-3-read-to-me/

  • Event For young children under 6 years old
  • 0 to 3: Read to Me Playdate!

    Harvard-Lee
    Saturday, May 18 | 11 am

    Building your child’s brain is as simple as reading, singing, playing and talking! Join us as we read engaging books and sing lively songs with plenty of time for playing and talking! For children ages 0 to 3 (36 months) and a caring adult. Siblings welcome. Giveaways!  Questions?  Call 216-623-6990.  These programs are made possible by a generous grant from The Bruening Foundation. 

    Register and browse a complete listing of upcoming 0 to 3: Read to Me programs at cpl.org/readtome.

RESOURCES

Young Scholars’ Academy

A free program for children ages 3-6 to prepare your child for kindergarten and build support for their first year of school. Read, sing, and play to help your child get read for kindergarten and beyond. 

Imagination Library

Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library is a book gifting program that mails free books to children from birth until they begin school in participating areas. All children in Ohio can sign-up for free!

SUPPORT

0 to 3: Read to Me programs are made possible by a generous grant from The Bruening Foundation.


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