1000 Books Before Kindergarten
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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.