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.

For more information about the local program, contact the Family Literacy Librarian Bobbee Pennington via email at bpennington@bryantx.gov or by phone 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/.

Storytimes

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 using puppets, songs, stories and crafts:

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

For more information, visit the Children page, or contact the Family Literacy Librarian Bobbee Pennington via email at bpennington@bryantx.gov or by phone at the Clara Mounce Library at (979) 209-5600.

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