June 22, 2018

Learning the Alphabet

Learning the Alphabet: Learning the alphabet is one of the building blocks of learning to read.  Each individual letter is made up of a shape or a combination of shapes.  The ability to identify shapes and to see how they are similar or different to one another is one of the foundations of letter identification.  Maggie’s Ball, by Lindsay Barrett George, offers an exploration of similarities and differences as Maggie the dog searches through town for her lost ball and someone to play with her....

June 18, 2018

Summer Reading is Summer Fun

Summer Reading is Summer Fun: Have you registered your little one for Adventures in Library Land? Yes, even infants, toddlers, and preschoolers can participate when you read to them! Get all the details and register at http://guides.mysapl.org/summerreading.

Join Little Read Wagon this summer for Play & Learn in the park. We repeat many activities from week to week, so there's no need to rush around in the heat! Repetition builds confidence and encourages deeper learning.
Martin Luther King Park,...

April 11, 2018

Drop Everything and Read at the Park

On April 12, Little Read Wagon will celebrate D.E.A.R. or Drop Everything and Read day. We'll set up our Reading Village at Phil Hardberger Park (East) and bring lots of books to read. We'll also have play dough and an open-ended art activity for you and your children to enjoy. Learn more about D.E.A.R. at http://dropeverythingandread.com/index.html.

January 25, 2018

Story Time at Your Early Childhood Center

Are you a new early childhood teacher? Or, are you an experienced teacher looking for new books and songs to share? The Little Read Wagon early literacy outreach team would like to offer story time visits to you and your class! Request this service by getting approval from your center director and completing the form at http://bit.ly/LRWstory. A Little Read Wagon staff member will contact you to arrange a visit.

The 'Reading from the Heart' resource guide has many favorite read-aloud...

January 19, 2018

Family Reading - Library

Mayor Ron Nirenberg and the San Antonio Public Library kicked off “Our Family Reads: The Mayor's Book Club” this month. What does “our family reads” bring to mind? For some of us it might be children snuggled up with parents or grandparents for a bedtime story. For others it might be everyone silently reading their own book, newspaper, or magazine. It could even be listening together to an audio book in the car or in the house!  A family that reads together explores, learns, and succeeds...

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