Winter 2015
Welcome to KDL's early literacy newsletter!

Click on the links below for fun early literacy activities 
that help kids get ready to read.

View and print our Early Literacy Calendar.
See the schedule of programs for families and young children and storytimes.
Find the KDL branch nearest you.
Celebrate The Season  

Looking for some fun things to do with the family during the holidays?
Kent District Library has all kinds of exciting programs planned for the holiday season.
Find a fun program for your family to attend in this recent KDL Blog post.

Scissor Play: The Safe Way

Nervous about allowing small children to use scissors for the first time?
Using scissors helps children develop the muscle strength and fine motor skills needed to hold a pencil. And learning to write, helps children learn to read.
Invest in a pair of safety scissors have fun cutting out the shapes together
 on this free printable Winter Fun with Katie L. Cutting Page.

Check out many other fun literacy building activities on KDL's Play-Grow-Read page. 
A Book We Love


In Bear and Hare : Snow! by Emily Gravett, Bear and Hare go out to play in the snow. Rabbit has a blast, while bear remains uneasy and unimpressed with the fluffy white stuff. Will they eventually find a winter activity that they both can enjoy?

Get Appy  

This free app will send parents daily early learning activities designed to be age appropriate for each child that you register.