Thursday, November 22, 2012

Early Literacy Celebrates a Milestone at Harford County Public Library

(Belcamp, Maryland) Harford County Public Library (HCPL) launched the Learning & Sharing Collection in the 1970’s, knowing the importance of play and the use of toys to help to promote early literacy, and the fact that parent-child interaction with books and toys is critical for reading and writing readiness. The Learning & Sharing Collection, which is celebrating its 35th anniversary this year, includes developmental toys, puppets, puzzles, DVDs, books, magazines and kits for children ages birth to five. The Collection was recently expanded and now contains over 17,000 items that customers can borrow to enhance early literacy interaction. Read more...

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