1000 Books Before Kindergarten


1000 Books Before Kindergarten is an early literacy program where children ages birth through the start of kindergarten are challenged to read 1000 books with their parents and caretakers. The goal is to spark an early love of reading which will benefit children when they enter school. 

Find more early literacy resources available through Suffolk Public Library Early Childhood Development Commission and find upcoming storytimes

How to Register

All participants will log books and earn badges through Beanstack. Visit Suffolk Public Library's Beanstack page to create an account and get started.

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For more information, please contact 757-514-7169.


Answer some of the questions you may have about 1000 Books by visiting our FAQ page.


Connect with other families participating in the program by joining our 1000 Books Facebook Group