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Children's Services Department - Programs and Services

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Early Literacy

Early Literacy is what children know about reading and writing before they can actually read and write. We know first experiences with parents and caregivers dramatically impact a child's ability to learn. Parents and caregivers are a child's first teacher. Learn how to provide the best learning environment for your baby, toddler or preschooler.
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This article was posted on 05/02/2013

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Resources for Children with Special Needs

Today 1 in 88 children (1 in 54 boys) under 8 years old is affected by an Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). With the increasing number of budget cuts happening in government and schools more and more families are turning to their local libraries for resources and programming.
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This article was posted on 04/02/2013

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PLAYAWAY VIEWS

The NEW Playaway Views are here! The first ever, self-playing, preloaded digital media player brings audio and video to life with the push of a button.
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This article was posted on 11/28/2011

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Playaways (Juvenile)

Playaway is the only format that makes audiobooks accessible for everyone— providing the portability of a digital audiobook with the grab-and-go convenience of a physical format. Unlike CDs or downloads, Playaway does not need a separate player it comes preloaded and ready to use with High Definition Audio Content and a battery.You just need your own earbuds to listen.
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This article was posted on 11/28/2011

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New Sibling Kits

Help your child welcome a new baby in the family with our New Silbling Kits.
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This article was posted on 11/27/2011

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Nature Explorer Kits

Discover what's "growing on" in Inside/Out, the Library's beautiful outdoor extension, with our new Nature Explorer Kits. Each themed kit contains materials to encourage outdoor exploration and play. Suggested for ages 2 and up with adult participation; for use in the Library's Inside/Out Garden Extension only. Kits may be requested at the Children's Reference Desk.
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This article was posted on 11/27/2011

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Parent's Guide to Sachem Public Library

Welcome to the Sachem Public Library! Here are answers to some questions you may have about the library, along with suggestions for helping children become lifelong readers and library users.
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This article was posted on 10/18/2011

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Babies Need Books!

It's never too early to read to your baby. We have lots of great board books to share with your little one.
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This article was posted on 10/17/2011

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Toddlers Talk Literacy

Two and three year olds are learning and exploring everyday. Here are some great books to explore with your energetic toddler.
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This article was posted on 10/16/2011

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Preschoolers are Pre-Readers

Your preschooler is almost ready to read! You can help your child prepare by reading aloud from favorite books and introducing new ones like these.
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This article was posted on 10/15/2011

 

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