1,000 Books Before Kindergarten FAQs

  • How do I register my kiddo?

    Register in person at your local branch of the Latah County Library District or register online on our 1,000 Books Before Kindergarten page!

  • How do we track reading?

    You can log each 100 book progress through a paper book log (available at your local library) or you can log your progress online on our 1,000 Books Before Kindergarten page!

  • What are the different milestones?

    LCLD celebrates each 100 books read with a sweet and simple milestone incentive.  Incentives range from bookmarks to puppets and more! To obtain a milestone incentive, you must check-in at your library.

  • Can we re-read books?

    YES!  You can read the exact same book 1000 times if it is exciting to your kiddo!  Book choices are chosen to caregiver and child, not library staff.

  • Is there a minimum age for participation?

    There is no minimum age!

  • Is there a maximum age for participation?

    This program is ONLY open to kiddos before they enter kindergarten.

  • Can I count books we read before we signed up?

    Nope, books should only be logged AFTER registration.  So, parents shouldn’t count books they read before they joined 1000 books before kindergarten.