You and your child are invited to enjoy story times and activity worksheets that help support reading comprehension, recall, and even math skills. Snacks will be provided.
Starting August 13 and continuing every other Saturday!
Come to the library for read-a-louds and activities that align with one of Rockford Public Library's Plan for Success Community Strategic Initiatives. As a participant of the 100% OF THIRD GRADERS IN ROCKFORD PASS THE STATEWIDE READING TEST initiative, children, 6-8 years of age, who attend will have books like, "A Friend for Dragon" by Dav Pilkey, "Hello Crabby" by Jonathan Fenske and "Sparkly New Friends" by Heather Ayris Burnell read to them followed by an activity sheet that would enforce skills, such as, comprehension, decoding, and social interaction.
After their hard work, children will get to enjoy a snack that connects to the story of the day.
These books are from Scholastic's "Acorn" line are a great tool for planting the seed towards a love of reading.
|Mon, Mar 20||9:00AM to 8:00PM|
|Tue, Mar 21||9:00AM to 8:00PM|
|Wed, Mar 22||9:00AM to 8:00PM|
|Thu, Mar 23||9:00AM to 8:00PM|
|Fri, Mar 24||9:00AM to 5:00PM|
|Sat, Mar 25||9:00AM to 5:00PM|
|Sun, Mar 26||Closed|
The 36,000 sq.ft. Hart Interim Library opened Dec. 2, 2017 and serves as the Rockford Public Library’s main downtown facility. The newly renovated space boasts a 2nd story Children’s Area with dedicated computer lab, Read, Play, Learn program room, and creative play space, a Maker Lab with access to 3D printers and scanners and small board computers a sizable Young Adult Zone with gaming center, adult computer lab, local history room, and 5 private meeting and study rooms accommodating groups of 2-8 people.