St. Louis Public Library: 1,000 Books Before Kindergarten


October 18, 2021

Welcome to 1000 Books Before Kindergarten! This program encourages caregivers and their children to read 1,000 books before the child enters kindergarten, giving the child a good start in their educational journey.

Get up, get up A picture book adaptation of one of Bob Marley’s songs, written by his daughter to encourage children to resist bullying and stand up for their rights.


For caregivers: As you teach your child to read, you may find that you need resources too! Here is a great book that will help you nurture a confident and confident reader.

Breed Bookmonsters

“The stress-free, fiercely fun way to raise a kid who loves to read – with reading recommendations and activities to inspire!

During the month of October, the library offers Open-air storytelling hours (weather permitting) every Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday in different local parks! Be sure to check out our Event calendar to see dates and times.

Storytelling walks

SLPL offers a wide variety of virtual youth programming! To find out what we offer next, this calendar provides all the information you need to enjoy one of our virtual programs.

Take and do

Good reading!

This press release was produced by the Saint-Louis public library. The opinions expressed here are those of the author.


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