Early Learning Center

Early childhood learning is the basic building block of success in life. The Highwood Public Library boosts early learning and strengthens K-12 school learning by empowering parents and caregivers as their children’s first teachers and helping young children develop the skills they need to advance cognitive development.

Important activities like letter and number recognition, color identification, sequencing, and sight words are a focus in library programs that highlight imaginative play, gross and fine motor skills, and technology.

K-9 Reading Buddies of the North Shore

Register to read aloud on Zoom to one of the K-9 Reading Buddy therapy dogs. Almost 20 furry friends to choose from. Reading sessions are 15 minutes each.

Schedule Your K-9 Reading Buddy Session >
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  • Storytimes
  • Craftimes
  • Coding 4 Kids
  • Homework Help
  • Halloween Fest
  • Día del Niño
  • Camino a la Escuela
  • Girls Step2It
  • Money Smart Classes
  • Zumbini
  • Senator Julie Morrison Summer Book Club
  • Summer Reading Program
  • Halloween Trick or Treat
  • K9 Reading Program
  • Mad Hatters Interactive Reading
  • Spring & Winter Programs
  • Sugar Skull Decorating
  • Easter Egg Decorating
  • Grupo Folklorics
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