For Parents

Early Literacy Resources

Appomattox Regional Library System supports early literacy through a variety of programs and resources, including story times, board and picture books, read-along kits, educational computer games, and more. Early literacy is an important time in the life of every young child when they begin to develop necessary skills for reading. The acquisition of language and literacy skills begins at birth...

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Homeschoolers

Hey homeschoolers (and parents)...the library has a whole new program just for you! Over the course of the year we'll be having tons of great events and programs for homeschoolers, from curriculum swaps to book fairs, special events, and the new "Homeschool Huddle"...a monthly meetup featuring a different activity each time! Be sure to check our Explore often to keep...

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Ready4K Program for Parents

If you get text messaging on your mobile phone, consider signing up for this FREE service, which provides parents with weekly advice, tips and tricks, and creative ideas to get your child ready for Kindergarten!

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Research Resources for Children

Cricket Media The eBook Cricket Media Collection includes more than 400 titles in eBook format and is suitable for Children grades Pre-K through 8th. Cricket is an internationally recognized education company with award-winning print content for children, families and educators. Cricket is focused on engage children in a wide variety of subjects and disciplines helping them explore and expand their...

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Story Time

Story Time is Here! The Appomattox Regional Library System hosts its story time series throughout the year. Join us for an entertaining and educational half hour of books, songs and rhymes with Youth Services staff Sarah, Debbie, and Jeanine. Story time programs aim to instill a love of reading by encouraging parents and other special adults to read aloud to children....

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1,000 Books Before Kindergarten

There is no better gift you can give your child than snuggling up and reading aloud to him or her every day. Reading 1,000 books to your baby, toddler, or pre-schooler may sound daunting, but this program allows you to set your own pace, while giving your child a jump start to their education. The only criteria is to complete...

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