Read 1000 Books Before Kindergarten

1000bb4kThis free program encourages parents and caregivers to read to their children when they sign-up-hereare young. Research shows that the more books they hear from 0-5, the better they will be prepared to enter kindergarten. Language skills will be strengthened and vocabulary is being built during this program. Plus, sharing stories together is fun!

To register your child online, ages newborn to the day before they enter kindergarten, please click the sign up button to the right. You may also register in the Children’s Room at the library.

books-dragonCome in to get your log sheets, or DOWNLOAD AND PRINT some at home!

Need recommendations on what to read? Check out our SUGGESTED READING page.



  • 100-400 Books – stickers
  • 500 Books-  sticker and book bag
  • 600-900 Books – stickers
  • 1000 Books – sticker and free book for your home library

All prizes must be claimed at the Webster Groves Public Library.  The program will be ongoing and does not have an end date at this time.