Early Literacy Programming

Early Literacy Caregiver Training Course

A Ready to Read two-hour online course covering foundations of early literacy is available for daycare providers, early educators, caregivers and parents. It is free. Two continuing education credits and a certificate are available upon successful completion of this 6 module course.

  Module 1 Module 3 Module 5
  Module 2 Module 4 Module 6

For more information about the local program, contact the Family Literacy Librarian Bobbee Pennington via email at bpennington@bryantx.gov or at the Clara Mounce Library at (979) 209-5600. For more information on the Ready to Read @ Your Library campaign, developed by Association of Library Services to Children and the Public Library Association, go to http://www.everychildreadytoread.org/.


The early literacy programming also includes a series of year-round fun family story-time classes for children and caregivers. The BCS Library’s Early Literacy Program covers the six foundational skills essential for reading readiness in children 0-6:

  • Vocabulary
  • Print motivation
  • Print and sound awareness
  • Letter/sound correspondence
  • Narrative skills
  • Letter identification

This is done in a fun way with puppets, songs, stories and crafts. Please see the Kids Page for more information.

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