You’re going to Kindergarten! That is so exciting! The library will be with you all the way – here to support you with books, resources, programs and so much more as you start your journey through school.


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Early Learning Programs
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Transition to Kindergarten Programs
Spring & Summer
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1000 Books Before Kindergarten

Explore Play Learn

Explore Play Learn is Waterloo Public Library’s approach to the American Library Association’s Every Child Ready to Read™ program. We have special collections of books, toys and activities designed to help get you and your child reading, writing, singing, playing and talking together.
To learn more about our award-winning Explore Play Learn program, click here.

15 Minutes Every Day Videos

Discover a selection of videos that demonstrate how, with just 15 minutes every day, you can incorporate early literacy practices into your everyday life.