Children’s Dept

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The Basics

Children ages 0-5:  1000 Books Before Kindergarten

This program is for children from birth until he or she enters Kindergarten. Children will log the number of books they read either through Beanstack or on a paper tracking sheet, and will be eligible to win prizes for every 100 books read.  If you would like to register your child, you may come in and sign up or register through Beanstack

List of Books to hear before Kindergarten, which can be found in our library.

1000 Books LOG sheet


This challenge is for children ages 5-12.  Children will log the minutes they read, up to 10 hours, during the challenge via Beanstack.

  Bookworms will be available from Oct. through April.  Prizes available upon completion. 


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Spring programs for the months of January and February 2021 will be presented online. Watch Facebook for outdoor activities and pop-up story time information. If the weather is uncooperative, watch for story time via Facebook Live, or YouTube. Spring programs will run January 22-April 23.

Keep watching for updates to our Spring program schedule.





The Children’s Department is located on the lower level of the Bradford Memorial Library. We offer books and media geared toward children from birth to age 12.