Early Literacy

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Kanopy Kids

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Kanopy Kids highlights films and TV series that help children develop empathy, mindfulness, and self-esteem through entertaining and educational videos.

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Libby Kids

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Download eBooks, eAudiobooks, and digital magazines with the Libby app for your Apple or Android device or the OverDrive collection for your Kindle tablet or desktop PC.

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An online collection of animated, talking picture books, reading comprehension quizzes, educational games and teacher resources for libraries.

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Between birth and age five, 90 percent of a child’s brain develops. During these early years, it’s critical to build the foundational cognitive and social-emotional skills that kids need to be successful lifelong learners.

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Talking is Teaching

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"Talking is Teaching: Talk, Read, Sing" is a public awareness and action campaign that helps parents recognize their power to boost their children’s early brain and vocabulary development through simple, everyday actions.

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Zero to Three

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We have translated our expertise in the science of early childhood development into pioneering programs, field-leading training and resources, and responsive policy solutions.

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Bedford Hills Free Library’s Early Literacy Initiative is generously supported by the David Worby Foundation.

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