As the Plano Public Library begins year-round storytime, we thought we’d share this post about the importance of talking with your children. Literacy begins at home, and talking to your children is critical. This article from SpeechWorksllc.com describes this important aspect of early literacy.
Poncho is back! This time he’s exploring our art exhibits and learning about the 18st AIRSpace artist-in-residency at Harrington Library. He’s got a surprise, so you’ll have to watch it until the end. Be sure to check out the Plano Public Library Youtube channel for more videos featuring Poncho, fun activities and crafts, and new […]
In summer, there are more requests for reading lists. While we encourage parents to allow children to select books on their own and read for pleasure, it can be helpful to get suggestions. To that end, here are a few summer book lists from reputable sources: The Association for Library Service to Children provides downloadable reading […]
Plano Public Library is joining with 1000 Books Before Kindergarten to encourage parents and caregivers to read aloud to newborns, infants and/or toddlers. Reading regularly to your preschooler helps prepare them for success in kindergarten. The early literacy goal: Read 1,000 books before your child starts kindergarten! (If you read just one book a night, you will […]
There’s a new program at Haggard called Art Start! Each week, children engage in a simple art activity such as ice cube painting, sand art, leaf rubbings, or paper cutting. The focus of the program is on process art as opposed to product art. This is a chance for your little one to experience the […]