1,000 Books Before Kindergarten

1,000 Books Before Kindergarten is a fun early literacy program for young children. Reading to children early and often is key to school and learning success.

Sign up to keep track of each book read and celebrate reading milestones along the way.

Register for 1,000 Books

Download the free Beanstack app to quickly log books using the built-in scanning feature.

Benefits for Children

  • Instills a love of reading
  • Reinforces family bonding
  • Boosts academic performance and vocabulary

Library Support

  • Access to books, eBooks, and reading recommendations
  • Digital badges (to save and share!)
  • Certificate of achievement
Mother reading to her toddler on couch
Only 1 book per day for 3 years = over 1,000 books

Tips for Success

Helping Kids Learn to Read

Additional Resources