Early Literacy (0-5)

Toddle Time

Join us for Toddle Time every Friday morning at 10:30 am! We'll read stories, sing, play, and have fun with friends!

Saturday Story Time

Once a month a story time will be held on a Saturday, please check calendar for dates.

1,000 Books Before Kindergarten

1,000 Books Before Kindergarten is a self-paced literacy initiative designed to help get your child ready to read! Learn more about how you can participate, and visit the library to sign up!

Dolly Parton's Imagination Library

Thanks to the wonderful support of the Warrior PTO, we've launched Dolly Parton's Imagination Library for all children under the age of 5 living in Alta and Aurelia! Dolly Parton's Imagination Library sends your child a free book in the mail every month until they turn 5. Learn more and sign up!



Additional Resources

Tips on reading to children, vocabulary building and a link

Help Children Build Strong Language Skills 
Tips to work with your child to build a strong vocabulary and other language skills.

Ways to Read to Children
Things to do before, during and after reading a book to your child.
Meaningful Writing Experiences 
Reading and writing go hand in hand. Help your child with writing by providing opportunities to practice writing skills.

Iowa's Early Childhood Parent Web Site

This site was created to provide FREE objective, medically accurate early care, health, and education information for families in Iowa. Topics include child care, health and safety, child development, learning to read and write, parenting, pregnancy, and many others.