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Grow at Your Library

 We support pre-literacy, prepare young children for kindergarten
and get children ready to read.

 
Wake County Public Libraries support the developmental, emotional and physical growth of young children. We support pre-literacy, prepare young children for kindergarten and get children ready to read.
 
We present hundreds of programs a week and have millions of books just for you and the little ones in your life. Visit us at any of our 20+ locations and grow with us. All library programs are free to attend.


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Baby, Toddler, Preschool and Family Storytimes
Young children and their caregivers are invited to participate in an interactive program that incorporates age appropriate books, music, rhymes and movement.

Play Your Way to K
WCPL’s Play Your Way to K, an early learning game, continues the excitement of storytime at home and promotes those early literacy skills essential for a smooth transition to kindergarten. Play Your Way to K reinforces key skills of the Every Child Ready to Read ® initiative.

Sensory Storytimes
Young children and their families are invited to participate in an interactive program with books, songs, movement, and other early literacy-based activities, carefully selected to engage an exceptional audience. 

Ready Set Baby
Experience the fun of Baby Storytime. Join us for a sneak peek celebration for you and your baby...
It's more than just books!

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ABC Craft & Learn
A program for children and their caregivers that simulates a preschool classroom and focuses on those pre-literacy, fine motor and social skills necessary for a successful launch to kindergarten.

Hooray for PreK!
Enriching preschool experiences in art, music, science and more designed to help children on their way to a successful launch to kindergarten.

Marbles: Ready, Set, School Community Playdates
Marbles Children’s Museum visits eight library locations to host a monthly interactive event for preschoolers that helps children get ready for school. This outreach event is based upon successful in-house programs at Marbles and offers the experience to families who might not otherwise have access to the museum’s resources.

Storybook Ball
You are cordially invited to a Storybook Ball at your regional Wake County Public Library. Bring your favorite storybook characters to life by dressing up in themed attire! Then, join us after hours at the library for an enchanting evening of story-telling, dancing and adventure. For children ages 3 and older and their families.
 

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