Learn To Read

Read To Your Child

So many great books!
So many great books!

Library Storytimes

  • Storytime schedule
  • Playspace
  • StorytimeTV on Chelmsford Telemedia
    Watch staff from the public library and public schools read picture books on The Chelmsford Library’s TV show. Tune into Chelmsford Telemedia every evening at 7:00 pm for stories on the Educational Channels: Comcast 22 or Verizon 36. There are times that live programming may be shown rather than the stories. Tune in again the next evening, or check CTM’s online schedule.

Early Literacy Blog Posts

  • Play With Your Child! - Encourage “pretend play.”                       For example, use a block to represent another object such as using the block to be a telephone.
  • Sing with Your Child! - Sing with your child any chance you can- at home, in the car, during a walk, while doing chores.
  • Write With Your Child! - Have your child draw a picture and then dictate the story to you while you write out the words. 
  • Read With Your Child! - Have a variety of books located around the house where your child can access them by him or herself.

Early Literacy Websites