Read to Me Resources



Early Literacy Support Materials Brochures, pamphlets, booklets, etc. Order Form
The Bookworm A monthly early literacy skills newsletter written for parents
The Scoop A monthly electronic newsletter for youth services librarians
Early Literacy Centers

Created for librarians to use during parent workshops, family events, or storytimes. Activities for babies, toddlers, preschoolers and early school-age, based on the Six Early Literacy Skills.

Photo Release Form

Photographs of children under the age of 18 that will be posted publicly must have an accompanying photo release form on file. This form must be signed by a parent or guardian.

Summer Reading Outreach Guidebook

Outreach models, working with partners, evaluating programs, and more.

Grandparents - Give the Gift of Literacy 

English/Spanish handout on how grandparents can support literacywith their grandchildren.

"Six Skills" Activity Sheets

Take-home activity sheets that reinforce each of the Six Early Literacy skills. Use for enhanced storytimes, literacy stations, Tubby Buddy boxes, and parent workshops.

English Activity Sheets

Spanish Activity Sheets

Print Motivation  Motivación impresa
Print Awareness  Conciencia de lo impreso
Vocabulary  Vocabulario
Letter Knowledge  Conocimiento de las letras
Narrative Skills  Habilidades narrativas
Phonological Awareness  Conciencia fonológica


    Dr. Roger Stewart, Ed.D. has done several research studies for the Read to Me program, including: 

Evaluation tools for storytime programming.

  • Survey for Partners: Data collection tool for libraries to give to their partner organizations for First Book, Every Child Ready to Read, Mini-Grants or other programs.

The Bookworm Newsletter - Spanish

   The Bookworm Newsletter - English

Print Motivation Print Motivation
Print Awareness Print Awareness
Vocabulary Vocabulary
Letter Knowledge Letter Knowledge
Narrative Skills Narrative Skills
Phonological Awareness Phonological Awareness


A Closer Look at Needs Assessment

Census information  
Idaho Reading Indicator scores  grades K-3
Free and reduced lunch rates by Idaho school district
National School Lunch Program
 United Way ALICE Report Asset Limited, Income Constrained, Employed (Above poverly level but below livable wage): Download report, scroll to your county
Idaho Head Start Data Book  
Idaho Foodbank  
Idaho Kids Count Data Center

One of the best sources for a wide-range of statistics about Idaho's children

Resources for Library Book-Giving Programs