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1,000 Books Before Kindergarten  

The concept is simple, the rewards are priceless. Read any book to your baby, infant and/or toddler.
 The goal is to read 1,000 books before your precious one starts kindergarten.
Download or pick up a reading journal at the Putnam Public Library,
and every time your child reaches the goal of 100 books he/she will receive a FREE book! 

Awe Early Literacy Stations 

The Children's Room has three computers designed especially for Pre-K to third grade users. 
These durable, child-friendly computers are loaded with more than forty top-rated developmental 
software titles in a full range of curriculum areas such as reading, writing, phonics and more.

Check out these websites!

Awesome Library
 Brightly: Helping Parents Grow Lifelong Readers
Putnam Elementary School 
Resources for Families in Northeast Connecticut from the Northeast Early Childhood Council (2023)