earlylitEarly Literacy

Birth-Kindergarten

We are your family’s partner in early childhood learning. We have so much to offer our youngest library users. 

Have questions about our early literacy programs? Contact our Early Literacy Librarian Erin at erinf@ippl.info. Have questions about early literacy books? Contact our Resource Services Librarian Jordan at jordanc@ippl.info


Reading Challenges

We have reading challenges, especially for young children. Learn more about 1,000 Books Before Kindergarten and Baby Book Bees

Create

Explore Creativebug for arts and crafts projects young kids can do with their families.

Kids Technology

We have Leap Pads, STEM kits, and other devices specially designed for kids.

Programs

Explore digital options on our online program calendar.

VOX Books

Picture books with an attached audio player so kids can listen to the story while they read along. They do not require a WiFi connection or use any data. There’s a headphone jack for solo listening.

eBooks

Through hoopla, eMediaLibraryTumblebooks, and Languages Other Than English (LOTE) we have 1,000 of age-appropriate titles available for instant download on your device.

eAudiobooks

Through hoopla and eMediaLibrary, download 1,000 age-appropriate titles instantly.

eMagazines

Download and read the latest issues of magazines like Highlights.

eMusic

Stream and download 100s of family-friendly soundtracks through hoopla.

Reading Suggestions

Our staff is continuously creating reading lists.
Also, discover what to read next with title and author readalikes, series lists, book discussion guides, award winners, and audiobooks.