1,000 Books Before Kindergarten

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1000 booksThe mission of “1,000 Books Before Kindergarten” is to strengthen children’s vocabulary and language skills while promoting the habit of reading. Increased vocabulary and language skills are important tools for children to have as they begin to learn to read in kindergarten. To achieve the goal of reading 1,000 books, aim to read one book every night (or as many as you can) and receive reading rewards throughout the program. You’ll reach the goal before you know it!

Start reading now and you’ll reach the goal of 1,000 books before you know it!
Set your own pace and see how it adds up…
1 book every day for 3 years = 1,095 books
3 books every day for 1 year = 1,095 books
The concept is simple, the rewards are priceless!

How the Program Works:

Sign up and receive a reading log.
Write down the titles of the books you read
Show us your reading log and receive rewards at the following levels:

50 books – Special acheivement stickers for every 50 books read
150 books – Select a prize from the treasure chest
250 books – Tote bag
500 books – Lunch bag
750 books – 5 free books
1,000 books – “I Read 1,000 Books Before Kindergarten” T-shirt!

“Read it and Reap!”
Register your child in person or by phone at 508-336-8230 x5140.


Download reading logs here.
Download the 1,000 Books Before Kindergarten App!