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Library Hours

  • Monday 10am - 5pm
  • Tuesday to Thursday 10am - 8pm
  • Friday 10am - 5pm
  • Saturday 10am - 4pm
  • Sunday Closed
  • The Library is closed on statutory holidays and holiday weekends
  • 1051 Victoria Street
  • Trail, British Columbia V1R 3T3
  • Located in the Trail Memorial Centre
  • Phone: (250) 364-1731
  • Fax: (250) 364-2176
  • Email: director@traillibrary.com
Friday
Feb222013

Creative ABCs!

Visit the Library for singing, rhyming, storytelling, snacks, art and crafts. Help your child develop the six skills of Early Literacy needed for kindergarten and school.

For children ages 3 to 5 years.

Fall programming starts the week of September 11th, 2017

Wednesdays 10:00am - 11:00am

Session Format

  • Welcome song
  • Circle time
  • Arts & crafts
  • Snack
  • Story

Help your child develop the six skills of Early Literacy needed for kindergarten and school:

  • Print Motivation | Having fun with books
  • Children who enjoy books will want to learn to read.
  • Print Awareness | Learn about print
  • Being familiar with printed language helps children feel comfortable with books and understand that print is useful.
  • Phonological Awareness | Learn about the sounds of speech
  • Being able to hear the small sounds in words helps children sound out words they see and learn to speak new words.
  • Letter Knowledge | Learn your ABCs
  • Knowing the names and sounds of letters helps children sound out words they see.
  • Vocabulary | Learn your words
  • Knowing many different words helps children understand what they hear and read.
  • Narrative Skills | Tell a story
  • Learning to tell a story helps children develop thinking and comprehension skills.