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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.


StoryWalk® with Us!

Read the picture book I Am Canada while enjoying the outdoors! Pages from the book will be on display along a trail so you can read as you walk.  Participate in related activities and learn something new! Join us at Lake Ontario Park on Friday, July 13, or Oso Beach (Sharbot Lake) on Saturday, September 8.  

Join the TD Summer Reading Club

You Can Still Join the Coolest Club in Town!

There is still time to register for the TD Summer Reading Club!

Did you know?  Kids can participate in the club anytime, anywhere – at home, online, on the road or wherever their summer takes them.

Although meetings are not required, throughout the summer there will be fun check-in meetings for kids to update us on their progress and hear recommendations from fellow book enthusiasts and staff. 

Pick up your free materials at your local KFPL branch, and visit the TD Summer Reading Club website to explore recommended reads; join in activities; write jokes, stories and book reviews, and more!