Get Ready for Kindergarten

Free Kits

The Rockbridge Regional Library offers free Get Ready for Kindergarten kits.

If you have a 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?

Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What Do You See? and other books by Bill Martin and Eric Carle

Dinosaur vs. Bedtime

Dinosaur vs. Bedtime and other books by Bob Shea

The Gruffalo

The Gruffalo by Julia Donaldson

The Mitten

The Mitten and other books by Jan Brett

Bunny Cakes

Bunny Cakes and other books by Rosemary Wells

We are in a Book!

We are in a Book! and other Elephant and Piggy books by Mo Willems

How Do Dinosaurs Say Goodnight?

How Do Dinosaurs Say Goodnight? and other books by Jane Yolen

Green Eggs and Ham

Green Eggs and Ham and other books by Dr. Seuss

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