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Date and Time: Thursday, February 25, 6:30-8 p.m.
Location: Hendrickson Room, Arlington Heights Memorial Library
In advance of Shurtliff's author event, the library is hosting a tween writing workshop with the author.
The library's annual Harry Potter Book Night, now in its second year, honors J.K. Rowling’s unforgettable stories and the magic of Harry Potter.
Shared reading is the best way to help babies, toddlers, and preschoolers develop the important early literacy skills they need to learn how to read independently later on. The more books children ages 0–5 hear, the more prepared they will be to learn how to read. It’s never too early to start.
• Register online at ahml.info/1000books or in Kids’ World.
• Start reading and counting!
• Drop by Kids’ World to check in and receive prizes.
• The program continues until your child enters kindergarten.
• Find more details at ahml.info/1000books.
Helping your child develop early literacy begins with cuddling up and sharing a good book. Research shows that children become readers on the lap of a caring adult. Join us as we reach for 1000!
- Reading aloud to your child is the single most important thing you can do to help your child be ready to read.
- We can help you find age-appropriate titles and topics for your child. Ask a librarian for help in choosing books for your baby, toddler or preschooler.
- You are your child’s first and best teacher. Children learn best through playful interaction with a caring adult.
- Talk, sing, read, write and play! Engaging in these five practices with your child will help him or her develop early literacy skills.
- To learn more, sign up for our quarterly Ready to Read eNewsletter.
If your kids need some extra help with homework or test prep as the school year winds down, try the tutoring service on the Library's website. It is available on our Homework page for grades K and up. There's help in math, social studies, science and English. For math problems, the tutors even use an interactive white board to communicate with their students.
The library serves all preschools, elementary, middle and high schools located in Arlington Heights or where Arlington Heights students make up at least 45 percent of the student body. For more information, visit http://www.ahml.info/teachers.