Early Literacy Begins with You
We have many Literacy Kits which contain Books and Early Learning materials on a variety of titles.
- Alligators and crocodiles
- Blankets & quilts
- Brown bear, brown bear, what do you see?
- Cakes and baking
- Chickens and eggs
- Environment & conservation
- Fairy tales
- Freight train
- Getting clean
- Giants and elves
- Goodnight moon
- Growing vegetable soup
- Houses and homes
- Let's dance
- Let's go to the beach
- Libraries, books & reading
- Mouse paint
- Rainy weather
- Shoes and feet
- The little mouse, the red ripe strawberry, and the big hungry bear
- The snowy day
Early Literacy Links
Reading is Fundamental Songs, rhymes, stories, fingerplays and more plus literacy tips.
Reading Rockets Resources and booklists to help young children learn to read and older children to improve their reading skills.
Story Blocks Check out these fun and creative videos, in English and Spanish and Arabic, of songs and rhymes for very young children.
The SoHo Center’s National Children’s Literacy Website This website provides caregivers and parents an easy-to-understand, easy-to implement tips to promote children’s literacy.
|November 30 – February 27||February 28 – May 7|
|May 31 – August 20||September 12 – November 27|
|10:30||Stay and Play||Tots
Join us for one of our weekly Play Groups!
Join us each Wednesday after Storytime for a parent supervised play group and chat with other families. Toys will be set out for free play. Open to children ages 0-4.
Stay and Play: 10:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
@ the Blacksburg Library
Wee Play: 10:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
@ the Christiansburg Library
*except the first Wednesday of the month
Club M.O.M.: 11:15 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.
@ the Jessie-Peterman Library
STEM Stories @ the Christiansburg Library
Meets on the second Monday of the month at 10:30 a.m.
STEM Storytime @ the Blacksburg Library
Meets on the third Thursday of the month at 10:00 a.m.
Come dive into the world of Science and Technology in a hands-on Storytime. Each month we learn about new concepts by reading a couple books and then diving into some hands-on activities to help reinforce the topic. Recommended for children ages 3 and up.