Kindergarten Readiness

Kindergarten readiness, early literacy and community engagement have long been priorities at AACPL. With two new vehicles and six additional staff, the library can enhance its offerings by bringing its well-known school readiness programs to underserved communities and customers lacking transportation to the library.

Read the Maryland 2021-2022 Kindergarten Readiness Assessment Report for our community's standings.

Events

This event is in the "Preschool (Ages 0 – 5)" group.

Preschool Storytime

10:00am - 10:30am
Mountain Road Library
Library Branch: Mountain Road Library
Room (Leave blank if you don't need to reserve a space): Mountain Road - Community Meeting Room
Age Group: Preschool (Ages 0 – 5)
Program Type: Storytimes

Preschool Storytime

Children ages three to five (with caring adult) build the early literacy skills needed for school readiness through engaging books, songs and activities.

This event is in the "Preschool (Ages 0 – 5)" group.

Babies in Bloom

10:15am - 11:15am
Odenton Library
Library Branch: Odenton Library
Room (Leave blank if you don't need to reserve a space): Odenton - Community Meeting Room AB
Age Group: Preschool (Ages 0 – 5)
Program Type: Storytimes

Babies in Bloom

Babies from birth to 18 months (with caring adult) enjoy songs, action rhymes and playtime while building early literacy skills. A great way to get to know other families in your community!

Disclaimer(s)

Accompanying Adults

Children under age 8 must be accompanied by an adult.

Adultos Acompañantes: Los niños menores de los ocho (8) años deben estar acompañados por un adulto.

Learning Resources

ABCMouse (Home Access)

ABCMouse

With 3,500+ interactive books, educational games, puzzles, and other learning activities, this award-winning online curriculum is an invaluable resource for young learners (ages 2-8+).

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ABCMouse (In-Library Access)

ABCMouse.com

With 3,500+ interactive books, educational games, puzzles, and other learning activities, this award-winning online curriculum is an invaluable resource for young learners (ages 2-8+).

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Kanopy Kids

Kanopy Kids

Kids streaming video from PBSKids, Highlights, Little Pim, and more. Checkouts from Kanopy Kids do not require Kanopy play credits.

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Miss Humblebee's Academy

Miss Humblebee's Academy

Gale Presents: Miss Humblebee’s Academy, an interactive, online preschool curriculum, is free through the library. It fosters early literacy skills in children ages 3 to 6—setting them up for success in kindergarten and beyond.

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TumbleBooks

TumbleBooks

TumbleBooks provides a streaming collection of animated, talking picture books that children can read or have read to them.

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Kindergarten Readiness