Congratulations Isaac, this month’s Early Childhood Literacy Tote Winner!

The Arlington Public Library is doing its best to introduce little ones to the joys of reading through early childhood literacy totes, which support early literacy development of preschoolers, ages 0 to 4 years old.

Anyone holding a My First Library Card is eligible to enter monthly drawings for a chance to win a literacy totes designed for babies up to preschoolers!

4 year old, Isaac is our latest winner (shown enjoying his new books). Isaac and his family attend stortytime at the East Arlington branch. His mom shared that Isaac’s favorite part of storytime is the Ms. Virginia reading the stories especially his favorite book, Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What Do You See. Isaac will have hours of fun with all the books, music cd, and toy that were in this month’s tote!

You too can enter your child (ages 0 to 4 years) in the monthly drawing for an early childhood literacy tote! Join us in all the fun at your local library!

Winning is simple:

  1. Pick up a frequent user card from your local library.
  2. Each time you and your child attended a library storytime or check out a book using My First Library Card, you will receive a stamp from a library staff.
  3. Enter your completed frequent user card in the monthly drawing after acquiring 8 stamps.
  4. Your card may be drawn to win a tote full of goodies including books, an educational toy, and much more!

This project is made possible in part by a grant from the Institute of Museum and Library Services, the Texas State Library and Archives Commission, and McGovern. (2014-2016)