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   Literacy Websites
ABC Canada – Family Literacy:
Action For Family Literacy Ontario:
Between the Lions - Get Wild about Reading from PBS:
Every Child Ready to Read @ your library:
Get Ready to Read – Early literacy program:
Mighty Book - Animated stories:
National Institute for Literacy:
Ontario Literacy Coalition:
Ottawa Community Coalition for Literacy:
Reach Out and Read - A program by the American Pediatric Association:
Read, speak sing to your baby - A program by the Canadian Pediatric Association:
Saroj Ghoting, Early Childhood Literacy Consultant:
Starfall – Great website for teaching preschool skills:
   Read-Aloud Websites
Great Books to Read Aloud:
Jim Trelease – Lists and reviews on great read aloud books:
Kathleen Odean – Recommends good books for boys, girls, toddlers and babies:
Mem Fox - The importance of reading aloud to children by Mem Fox:
Reading is Fundamental – A site dedicated to the importance of being able to read:
TumbleBook Library - Online animated, talking books for kids:
   Remedial Reading Strategies Websites
National Institute for Literacy - Print out the excellent publications especially “Put Reading First”:
Reading Rockets – Has articles such as “Strategies to help kids who struggle with reading”:
LD OnLine – Information on Learning Disabilities:
Learning Disabilities Association of Ontario:
National Center for Learning Disabilities:
Great Schools – A site committed to helping you understand your child’s learning difficulties:
   Other Links & Websites
Kid’s Health – The parent’s site provides information about health, behavior, growth, development, and more:
Language Express Preschool Speech Language Services:
Leeds, Grenville and Lanark District Health Unit - Comprehensive site on health issues:
NDDS: Nipissing District Developmental Screens:
Ontario Early Years Centre – Find information about early years programs and services in Lanark County:
   Preschool Programming Themes
Are you programming for younger children? If so, here are programs that the Children’s Department has used over the years. Each theme includes the opening song, books to read, big books, felt board stories, music, finger plays, rhymes, circle time activities and crafts. All the materials used are available for loan. For copies of the fingerplays, rhymes, colouring sheets and craft instructions contact the Children's Librarian at 613-267-1224.
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