Birth to Kindergarten

Early learning resources and events for your baby, toddler, or preschooler!

Early Learning

Early learning activities and resources for your baby, toddler, or preschooler!


Stories, songs, puppets, and more! Enjoy time with your child while building a foundation for reading success.

Online Storytimes

View recordings of storytimes. Stories, songs, and movement -- supporting literacy development and learning.

Books for Young Children

Birth to K Books

What's New for Birth to Kindergarten

Hispanic/Latinx Heritage Month: Picture Books

Young readers can celebrate the strength of history, tradition, culture with these picture books chosen in honor of Hispanic Heritage Month.

SPPL's Summer Spark Program Keeps Kids Reading

Kelsey Johnson-Kaiser, SPPL's Youth and Family Services Manager, share ideas on on how to keep kids reading all summer long.

"What Happened to you?": Picture Books About Disabilities

When young kids encounter someone with a disability for the first time, they usually have questions. These books encourage conversations.

Childrens Books in Karen, Amharic, And Oromo

Saint Paul Public Library has published two children's books in the Karen language, and one book in Amharic and Oromo.

KARE 11: Rondo Library updates children's area

St. Paul Public Library hosted a ribbon-cutting at that library Tuesday to unveil and celebrate the transformed children's area.

April is Autism Acceptance Month!

Picture Books featuring characters who are on the autism spectrum and/or who have sensory processing disorders.
IndyPL_JosephL said:

Fantastic for teaching emotions and empathy to young kids, The Rabbit Listens features a kid struggling to cope with the grief of something going wrong.…

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"My Footprints" Read-Alikes

Kids deal with worries, fears, and other emotions, managing them with the help of imagination, nature, family, and friendship.

"The Rabbit Listened" Read-Alikes

Characters dealing with big emotions. Sometimes their friends or family give them advice, and sometimes just listen.

Cozy Books for December - from Dayton's Bluff Library Staff

Get cozy with the little ones and enjoy stories that celebrate the winter season and stoke festive feelings for upcoming December holidays.

Thanksgiving - by Dayton's Bluff Library Staff

Over time, many legends have formed about Thanksgiving. Here are a few books to learn more about this complicated holiday.

Read Along with Drag Story Hour

A list of picture books to help start positive conversations about gender identity and expression.

Storytime at Dayton's Bluff Library

Storytime is an interactive learning opportunity for you and your child to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs and fun.

Music, Dance, and Music Instruments of India

Books about the music, dance, and instruments of India - for children and adults
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