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Birth to Preschool

Learning starts at birth.

Encourage your baby or toddler to develop the early literacy skills that will create a foundation for success later in life.

  • Level Up! at Regina Public Library: A chance for children under 12 to win some awesome prizes by tracking their time spent reading and engaging in discover activities this summer.
  • Read Together Regina: Each baby born in Regina receives a book bag filled with early literacy resources, and a book to read.  
  • Creating Young Readers: A handy pamphlet that details the six key early literacy skills, and how you can help your child develop them.
  • Preschool programs designed to get your little ones ready to read, by introducing them to words and sounds through stories, songs and action rhymes.
  • Story Kits that contain a picture book, board book, fingerplay guide and toy that all work together. Share one with your preschooler!
  • Family Language Kits feature bilingual picture books, a picture dictionary, an English book with accompanying CD, and themed toys. Available in a variety of languages, these kits can only be found at Central Children’s Library and Glen Elm Branch.

Explore comfortable, welcoming spaces where you and your family can play, learn and grow together.

  • Play areas: Every RPL location has a play area stocked with plenty of toys and library materials to encourage learning through play.
  • Early Literacy Stations: Computers specially designed for children between two and eight years, with fun, educational programs ranging from science to reading. Available at Central Library, George Bothwell Branch and Glen Elm Branch.
  • SMART Table: This giant-size tablet, found only at George Bothwell Branch, is also a collaboration tool that makes it easy to get young students excited about learning.

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