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Reading books together is one of the most important activities you can do to help your child thrive. With 1,000 Books Before Kindergarten, you will help your child develop a life-long love of reading by taking the challenge to read 1,000 books.

How does it work?

  1. 1,000 Books Before Kindergarten library cardVisit any branch of Cecil County Public Library to register and receive a booklet to log your child's reading.
  2. Sign up for a 1,000 Books Before Kindergarten library card and check out up to 20 children's materials, fine-free.
  3. Visit the library after every 100 books read to receive a special sticker for your child's log and other milestone incentives.


1,000 Books Before Kindergarten Wall of Fame

Maelyn McGreevy
Reid Blomquist
Lia Roe
Hannah Estep
Carolina and Natalie

In partnership with Cecil County Public Schools and the Cecil County Early Childhood Advisory Council.