Summer Reading

Tails and Tales for Babies. Read, Write, Talk, Play, Sing

Tails and Tales for Babies

There are many different ways caregivers can support the development of their child’s early literacy skills. The Every Child Ready to Read Initiative promotes five development practices: reading, writing, talking, singing, and playing. Learning to read begins at birth, and you can facilitate the growth of your baby’s brain by using these five simple practices […]
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Summer Reading 2021: Tails and Tales

Summer is just around the corner! The Albany County Public Library is excited to bring you 3+ months of fun and learning with reading challenges, a scavenger hunt, and more. Animal lovers of all ages can celebrate our theme this year: Tails and Tales.    Visit summer.acplwy.org for updates and more!   Summer Scavenger Hunt […]
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Rewrite a Fairy Tale Competition

Calling all teens from 6th–12th grade! Submit a rewritten or fresh take on a traditional folk tale, fairy tale, or myth. Winners will have the opportunity to have their story published on our blog and win a prize! Submissions due June 30th. Submit your story here! Guidelines: Take an existing fairy tale such as Hansel […]
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Summer Is Here!

Our Summer Program kicks off at midnight tonight! The theme this year is Imagine Your Story, so get ready for a summer of magic, fairy tales, and fantastic adventures. We are calling our program Summer Quests because, in addition to reading, we are introducing new activities to learn, create, and do more this summer.   […]
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