Early Years

TNRL shares tools, expertise and learning opportunities that support children from birth through their transition to school age. 

Upcoming Programs

Early Literacy

Early literacy skills are the language skills a child needs before they learn to read and write. Reading books, singing and speaking to your child will all help improve these language skills. Support your child’s early literacy at home with these resources.

Early Literacy Kits

Our themed kits are designed to support children's early literacy.

Anytime is Storytime

Check out some on the go storytimes from our TNRL staff!

1001 Before Grade One

Take our challenge to read 1001 stories before grade one.

Book Lists

For every emotion, milestone, or life change your child may encounter, we have books to help! Check out some of our recommended reads for popular topics.

Little People, Big Feelings

Big Life Changes

Learning as We Grow

Connecting Communities

Interactive Toys

Check out our interactive toys!

Thanks to sponsorship provided by the Interior Savings Community Investment Fund, our children’s areas are enhanced with high-quality toys that foster motor, sensory and pre-literacy skills. Plus, they’re seriously fun! 

The toys are available to play with in our libraries across the Regional District!

Blog Posts

Check out more literacy tips from our blog!


First Day of School

If you have a child getting ready for their first day of school, check out our recommended reading list and early literacy kits below to help make the transition as smooth as possible! Early Literacy Kits Check out our two new early literacy kits to help you explore themes of

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#Literacytip: Library Cards for Kids

Did you know that children of any age can have their very own library card with the TNRL.  What better way to encourage young children to take charge of their reading than to give them the tools?

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