Storytime is a wonderful time to build literacy and language skills. Furthermore, the quality time spent is invaluable. Parents, if you have not built storytime into your bedtime routine with your little one, do so now! You will not be sorry. Research has shown that reading for at least 20 minutes a day can effectively improve children’s reading comprehension as well as language skills.
Since storytime does not have to be only at bedtime, partaking in your local library’s is ideal. However, for some children sitting still during a story can be an endeavor, especially in a public setting. Have a little one that wiggles around constantly? Well, not to fear, Montclair Public Library is offering a Sensory Storytime tomorrow (April 12th) at 3pm. Children ages 2-8 will get to listen to music and move around while enjoying a story. For more details, see photo. Montclair Public Library is located on 50 South Fullerton Avenue and is accessible by bus or train. Check out NJ Transit for fares and times.
Newark residents, can’t make it to Montclair? Why not check out Newark Public Library’s family events and programs? Also, get that little Rebel sticker that will allow you to borrow from any library in Essex! However you choose to get reading, just do it! You will see the benefits abound with your children.