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September is National Library Card Sign-Up Month.


  • Check It Out!: The Book About Libraries by Gail Gibbons
  • chart paper
  • marker

What to Do

  1. Read a book about the library, such as Check It Out!: The Book About Libraries by Gail Gibbons.
  2. Talk to the children about the importance of good library manners.
  3. Brainstorm a list of library rules that are appropriate for the public library and your classroom reading area, such as using a quiet voice, treating books with care, and returning books to their proper places.
  4. If desired, write the rules on a sheet of chart paper and post the chart in the reading area.


Submitted by Jackie Wright, Enid, OK.

Book: The GIANT Encyclopedia of Monthly Activities For Children 3 to 6
Topic: Letters/Sounds/Words
Content: Literacy
Area: Language
Age: 3 through 4 Years Old
Interaction: Large Group

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