Early Literacy (Ages 0-5)

Learn & Grow: An Early Literacy Guide

Early Literacy Learn & Grow Fall 2020

Early Literacy Guide
Learn & Grow Early Literacy Guide

Dates: Monday, September 21, 2020- Monday, October 26, 2020

Welcome to Learn & Grow, an early literacy program designed to help you get your child (ages 0-5) ready to learn to read!

Each week for 6 weeks during our seasonal sessions, the Children’s Department will be posting a short video with tips, songs, and book suggestions along with extension activities for our tiniest patrons to enjoy.

Week 1 (September 21, 2020): READ



Week 2 (September 28, 2020): SING

listen Read
Ghoting, S. N., & Martin-Diaz, P. (2013). Storytimes for everyone!: Developing young children’s language and literacy. ALA Editions.


Complimentary Kits:
There will be early literacy kits available to pick up in the Children’s Room on a first come, first served basis beginning Monday, Sept. 21st. Also beginning Sept 21st, Wallingford residents may reserve kits to be picked up through Park ‘n Pick up by calling (203) 284-6436. The kits include a shaker egg, scarf, and the Fall 2020 Learn & Grow early literacy handout.

2020 children's fall program schedule
Fall 2020 Program Schedule

Please join our email list for the most up-to-date information regarding our virtual programming schedule. Also, follow the Wallingford Public Library’s Facebook page for live story times and more!