Proud young finisher of 1,000 Books Before Kindergarten poses with her certificate of completion and book prize.

Raise a Reader with 1,000 Books Before Kindergarten

Do you have a baby, toddler, or preschool-aged child? Sign them up for 1,000 Books Before Kindergarten. This self-paced reading program helps parents prepare their young children for one of life’s big milestones: kindergarten.

Reading early and often with your child helps them develop early literacy skills that will later help them learn how to read. Shared reading experiences will build their vocabulary and language skills, support their social and emotional development, expand their background knowledge, develop their executive functioning skills, and so much more.

Raise a reader! Get started by participating in 1,000 Books Before Kindergarten. Learn more here: