1000 Books before Kindergarten Program

The 1,000 Books before Kindergarten program is a free program that helps you read 1,000 books with your child before he or she enters school. One of the best ways to encourage learning is to spend time sharing books every day. Reading together helps develop important pre-reading skills that provide a solid foundation, a key to school and learning success. Plus, sharing stories together is fun!
It is easy to participate!

Take every chance you have to read with your children, tell and talk about stories, say nursery rhymes, sing songs, and attend library programs. By reading just three stories a day you and your child will have read over 1,000 books in one year. You will also have shared many special moments along the way.

Butler Public Library is a fun place featuring books to check out, free programs and great suggestions for what to read. Stop in often and talk to our friendly staff – we are here to help.

Please stop by the library to get your packet or give us a call if you have any questions.

Happy reading!

For more information on how to read effectively with babies, toddlers, and young children visit Growing Wisconsin Readers Website!

For daily hints on what to read to your young one, download the 2017 Early Literacy Calendar.

Good reading Brian! He received a certificate for reading 500 books!

Good reading Ryan! He received a certificate for reading 500 books!