Lexia Reading software can be used in the library or can be downloaded onto your home computer (Customer Code: 0617-6651-5719-0401).
See Monica at Veterans Memorial Library to set up your user name and password for your MyLexia Login and to get information about how to download this software at home. Call 989-773-3242 ext. 32 (Monica) or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Tumblebooks are an online collection of Tumblebooks, animated, talking picture books which teach kids the joy of reading in a format they'll love. Tumblebooks are created by taking existing picture books, adding animation, sound, music and narration to produce an electronic picture book which you can read, or have read to you.
CRDL Storytime Videos
Click for fun nursery rhyme video demonstrations that Mom and Dad can use to learn how to encourage singing and playing...and Mom, these fun songs and rhymes will keep the kids occupied in line at the grocery store too :-)
Every Child Ready to Read® @ your library® (ECRR) is a parent education initiative. It stresses early literacy begins with the primary adults in a child's life. The ECRR toolkit empowers public libraries to assume an essential role in supporting early literacy within a community.
The Great Start Collaborative of Gratiot and Isabella Counties is a partnership of community leaders, business owners, charitable and faith-based organizations, health and human service agencies, educators and parents. Created to establish and maintain a comprehensive early childhood system, the collaborative was created for YOU!
The National Association for the Education of Young Children is dedicated to improving the well-being of all young children, with particular focus on the quality of educational and developmental services for all children from birth through age 8.
Healthy Children is the parent information site provided by the American Academy of Pediatrics whose mission is "to attain optimal physical, mental, and social health and well-being for all infants, children, adolescents, and young adults".
RIF's mission is to: Ensure that every child believes in the value of books and the importance of reading. Assist children and their families with the fundamental resources children need to become motivated to read. Lead in the creation and development of national, regional and local collaborations building strong community-based children’s and family literacy programs.