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Early Literacy

Early literacy development begins in the first five years of life through reading, singing, talking, and playing. We're here to help set your child up for success.

Early Literacy Events

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Family Story Time (All Ages)

Location: Shawnee

Date: June 18, 2024

Time: 10:00 am

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Family Story Time (All Ages)

Location: Norman West

Date: June 18, 2024

Time: 10:00 am

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Rhythm Babies (0-18 months)

Location: Norman East

Date: June 18, 2024

Time: 10:00 am

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Preschool Story Time (3-5 years)

Location: Moore

Date: June 18, 2024

Time: 10:30 am

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Sensory Explorers

Location: Moore

Date: June 18, 2024

Time: 4:30 pm

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Pawsitive Reading Buddies

Location: Norman Central

Date: June 18, 2024

Time: 5:30 pm

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Pawsitive Reading Buddies

Location: Norman Central

Date: June 18, 2024

Time: 5:50 pm

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Pawsitive Reading Buddies

Location: Norman Central

Date: June 18, 2024

Time: 6:10 pm

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Preschool Story Time (3-5 years)

Location: Norman East

Date: June 19, 2024

Time: 10:00 am

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Family Story Time (All Ages)

Location: Noble

Date: June 19, 2024

Time: 10:00 am

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Early Explorers

Location: Shawnee

Date: June 20, 2024

Time: 10:00 am

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Early Explorers

Location: Moore

Date: June 20, 2024

Time: 10:30 am

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Rhythm Babies

Location: Norman Central

Date: June 20, 2024

Time: 10:30 am

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Circle of Parents: A Support...

Location: Norman Central

Date: June 20, 2024

Time: 11:00 am

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Family Story Time (All Ages)

Location: Norman Central

Date: June 22, 2024

Time: 10:30 am

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Family Story Time (All Ages)

Location: Southwest OKC

Date: June 22, 2024

Time: 10:30 am

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Kick-Start Kindergarten

Location: Moore

Date: June 24, 2024

Time: 9:30 am

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Family Story Time (All Ages)...

Location: Blanchard

Date: June 24, 2024

Time: 10:30 am

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Toddler Story Time

Location: Norman Central

Date: June 24, 2024

Time: 10:30 am

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Kick-Start Kindergarten

Location: Moore

Date: June 24, 2024

Time: 11:00 am

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Music Connection

Location: Norman Central

Date: June 24, 2024

Time: 5:30 pm

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Family Story Time (All Ages)

Location: Shawnee

Date: June 25, 2024

Time: 10:00 am

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Family Story Time (All Ages)

Location: Norman West

Date: June 25, 2024

Time: 10:00 am

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Rhythm Babies (0-18 months)

Location: Norman East

Date: June 25, 2024

Time: 10:00 am

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Preschool Story Time (3-5 years)

Location: Moore

Date: June 25, 2024

Time: 10:30 am

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Music Connection

Location: Southwest OKC

Date: June 25, 2024

Time: 10:30 am

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Pawsitive Reading Buddies

Location: Norman Central

Date: June 25, 2024

Time: 5:30 pm

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Pawsitive Reading Buddies

Location: Norman Central

Date: June 25, 2024

Time: 5:50 pm

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Pawsitive Reading Buddies

Location: Norman Central

Date: June 25, 2024

Time: 6:10 pm

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Preschool Story Time (3-5 years)

Location: Norman East

Date: June 26, 2024

Time: 10:00 am

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By focusing our early childhood programming efforts on early literacy and school readiness, PLS invests in a vibrant and sustainable future for our community. We endeavor to provide high quality, developmentally-appropriate programming for all children and families. 

The literacy skills that are developed in these early years help support the language skills needed for overall learning for the rest of a child’s life. Research from the American Pediatrics Association confirms that children who are introduced to reading early in life tend to both read earlier and excel in school.

PLS builds upon a child’s early literacy foundation by supporting continuing development of language & literacy. Additional skill development includes: math & science, social & emotional, physical, and school readiness skills needed to thrive and excel through Pre-K and beyond. We know that fourth grade marks a vital time in reading development where students transition from learning to read, to reading to learn.

 

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Growing Like a Read

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