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


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Fall programs for the month of September 2020 will be presented online.  Fall programs will run September 8-Dec. 18.

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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.