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1000 Books Before Kindergarten

Take the Pledge

Kids who are exposed to more words and print reading materials at a younger age learn to read faster and do better in school.  Join our program and commit to reading 1000 books with your little ones before they enter kindergarten.

Login to your 1000 Books Account

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Count the books you read and track them online.

Our reader website makes it fun to track your family’s reading. Highlight your favorite books and watch your numbers grow over time. Sign up today!

Collect prizes when you’ve completed different milestones.

Each child is eligible for a prize every time they read 250 books. When you reach a new milestone, you will be alerted on your Reader account.  Come pick up your prize at the library.

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Celebrate with us at our annual Back to School Bash.

When your almost-kindergartener completes the program, they will get a special invitation to a party at the library.

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, this year’s Back to School Bash is postponed until further notice.

How else can I support my child in learning to read?

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