Preschool Story Time and 1000 Books Before Kindergarten


Preschool Story Time Programming

Early literacy programs include stories, songs, finger plays,

plenty of movement, and lots of fun for ages from babies to Pre-K!

Check the Event Calendar for current dates and times!


1000 Books Before Kindergarten

If you read just 1 book a night, you will have read about 365 books in a year. That is 730 books in two years and 1,095 books in three years!

  1000 Books Before Kindergarten is a nationwide program designed to promote reading to babies, toddlers and preschoolers, and to encourage parent and child bonding through reading.  More information on the national program can be found here.

Melrose parents and caregivers can sign up to log their reading online here.  Contact the library when you reach 1000 books, and collect a prize for your reader!