Ready to Read Early Literacy Programs & Services

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The West Fargo Public Library’s Ready to Read initiative is made up of a handful of programs with one common goal - to help children in West Fargo be ready to read and succeed in school before they head to Kindergarten. 

Through Ready to Read, children under the age of five build basic early literacy skills through reading, writing, talking, singing and playing in a safe, fun and social environment. The Ready to Read program also helps adults to learn how to support their child’s education from home. 

  1. New library programs help families prepare kids for Kindergarten

    The West Fargo Public Library is working to help families prepare their children for academic success by launching services especially for young children and their parents – like the new 1000 Books Before Kindergarten program. Read on...
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1000 Books Before Kindergarten

The 1000 Books Before Kindergarten program at the West Fargo Library is exactly what it sounds like! The program supports you in achieving the goal of reading 1000 books with your child before they head to Kindergarten and provides additional tips and practices you can do at home to support your child's development along the way. Learn more about 1000 Books Before Kindergarten.

Storytimes

The West Fargo Public Library offers two public storytimes weekly at the library to help build early literacy skills in children in a fun, safe and encouraging space. Learn more about storytimes.

Daycare Visits & Deliveries

The library helps ensure every child at local daycares is ready to read and succeed in school through daycare book deliveries, special daycare storytimes and other partnerships with local daycares. Learn more about daycare visits, storytimes and book deliveries.

My First Library Card Program

A library card opens a world of opportunity for children while giving them ownership of their library experience. Having their own card makes visiting the library and picking out books tons of fun too! The West Fargo Public Library's My First Library Card program is set to launch Wednesday, Nov. 17 at our Ready to Read Program Launch Party!


Upcoming Ready to Read Events

  1. Dec 1
  2. Early Literacy Storytime (for Ages 3 to 5)

    Children ages 3 to 5 are invited to this open, interactive storytime where we read, play and create together!
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  1. Dec 3
  2. Baby Boost Storytime (for parents & babies)

    Baby Boost Storytime is especially for babies and their parents. Together you will engage in brain-boosting activities that help baby develop pre-literacy and social skills!
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  1. Dec 8
  2. Early Literacy Storytime (for Ages 3 to 5)

    Children ages 3 to 5 are invited to this open, interactive storytime where we read, play and create together!
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