Children’s Dept

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 Spring Newsletter 2023:


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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

1000 Books LOG sheet


Children Ages 0-12:  A Season of Science Reading Challenge

 Children will read for 10 hours to earn badges throughout the challenge.  

  They also will win a prize book and may pick a prize from the treasure chest in the Children’s Library.



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The Spring Children’s programs will run Jan. 23- April 28.  The last day to pick up SPRING Reading challenge prizes is APRIL 29.


        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.