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Every Child Ready to Read

Every Child Ready to Read

Before children can learn to read, they must develop a range of early literacy skills. Learning begins the moment they are born, through language and play. Find out about the five simple practices that will help you raise a reader.

Museum & Park Passes

Museum and Park Passes

Adventure awaits! Borrow passes for free or discounted admission to several museums, provincial parks and conservation areas. All passes may be borrowed for one week and can be reserved in the library catalogue. 

Balanced Media Menu

Balanced Media Menu

Healthy child development depends on knowing how much media and which types of media children should consume. Download KFL&A Children's Literacy Committee's Balanced Media Menu (accessible version) for some helpful guidelines.

Suggested Apps

Suggested Apps

Visit our KFPL Pinterest page for great apps to share with the family. The apps were specially selected for their literacy skill-building qualities.

literacy week

3-2-1 Blast Off!

Step inside the mobile dome for a tour of stars, planets, comets, meteor showers and the Northern Lights.  Prior to registering, check show times for age-appropriate content. Shows have been designed for children ages 4-6, and 7-12, and there's a special show just for adults!  All participants, including accompanying adults, must register before stepping inside the mobile dome.  All shows require the removal of shoes and the ability to crawl inside the dome via a tunnel. 

children's programs

Registration Reminder

Registration opens on Saturday, September 1, for our popular STEM programs, as well as Play to Learn at the Isabel Turner and Calvin Park branches. The Pittsburgh branch also requires registration for Baby and Me, Family Storytime, Rhythm & Rhyme, and Bedtime Stories. Please click on the program listing in this event calendar for more information and to register for the program of your choice. You may also register in person at any KFPL branch or by telephone.

summer reading club survey

We Want to Hear From You!

We'd like to hear about your experiences with the TD Summer Reading Club. In this quick survey, please tell us what you liked, what we can improve, and how the club made a difference to your family. Finish the survey by September 8, and you'll be entered into a draw for a $25 Chapters gift card.