Get Ready for Kindergarten
The Rockbridge Regional Library offers free Get Ready for Kindergarten kits.
If you have a four or five year old at home, ask for yours at any branch library.
Watch to learn more about the program.
Tips for Reading Aloud
One of the best ways to enjoy time with your kids is by reading aloud.
Reading to your kids helps them learn vocabulary, use their imaginations, and gain the skills that will help them to learn to read in school.
In this short video, Mr. Ryan is reading to his daughter, Charlotte. Hear what he has to say about making reading fun.
Some of Our Favorite Read-Alouds
Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What Do You See? and other books by Bill Martin and Eric Carle
Bunny Cakes and other books by Rosemary Wells
Dinosaur vs. Bedtime and other books by Bob Shea
We are in a Book! and other Elephant and Piggy books by Mo Willems
The Gruffalo by Julia Donaldson
How Do Dinosaurs Say Goodnight? and other books by Jane Yolen
The Mitten and other books by Jan Brett
Green Eggs and Ham and other books by Dr. Seuss
Mercy Watson series by Kate DiCamillo