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Welcome to the Early Years Foundation Stage: learning to love books LibGuide. In this guide you will find information about the library, choosing books, reading aloud, and activities to encourage pre-reading. This guide is updated on a regular basis so make sure you keep checking back for new information.
Joining the Library
If you haven't got a library account already, make sure you stop by the library and sign up! All you need is you Parent ID card. Creating an account usually takes between 5-10 minutes so we recommend that you do this either before or after school. For library opening hours please see the box to the right.
Kate DiCamillo's PSA: On the Importance of Reading Aloud to Children
Tips for Parents of Babies
Library Opening Times
The library is open for parents Monday to Friday:
7.30am - 8.00am
3.00pm - 4.00pm
Check out our list of great websites including videos, book recommendations, songs and so much more.
Robert Munsch's author site. Includes stories read aloud by the author.
CBeebies helps pre-schoolers learn whilst they play fun games, watch clips, sing songs and make things with their favourite CBeebies characters and shows.
How to Raise a Reader
From the moment you’re expecting your first child, you are bombarded with messages about the importance of reading. For good reason: The benefits of reading at every stage of a child’s development are well documented. Happily, raising a reader is fun, rewarding and relatively easy.