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Taking your child to the library can help them be more interested in reading. To learn tips on how you can make your trip there more pleasant, read this post by The Tutoring Center, Lawrenceville GA.

How to Go to the Library With a Young Child

To children, libraries are exciting places that are filled with stories and information. That's why taking your young child to a library is an excellent idea, as the wonderment they feel may be turned into an eagerness to read more. However, if you've never visited the library with your child before, here are some tips you should keep in mind.

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Establish the Rules for the Day

This first tip may seem obvious, but it's still worth mentioning, especially because neglecting it can get you and your child in trouble: establish the rules for the day. In most cases, libraries are spaces where people go to focus, work, and/or read, which is why it's important that you teach your child to behave correctly while they're there. This means they shouldn't be running, yelling, or raising hell. Likewise, remind them that they shouldn't get away from you, so there's no risk of them getting lost in the library. Making these rules clear before your arrival to the library will help guarantee that you and your child will have an enjoyable and enriching time there.

Teach Them How to Treat Books

It should go without saying, that if you'll be at the library, your child will come face to face with a lot of books. However, there are some other rules you should establish about how your child interacts with books, so they don't end up damaging them or causing a mess. For example, they should know to be gentle when handling a book, since ripping out pages, drawing on them, tossing them around, and other similar behavior are strictly prohibited. Before they go to pick one up, verify that their hands are clean, so they won't dirty them up. Finally, be sure to let them know how many books they're allowed to take home with them at the end of the day. This, so you both know what to expect of your outing to the library.

Get to Know the Library Thoroughly

Simply getting to know the library can be a great learning experience on its own. This is because, while libraries are mainly thought out to be houses for books, they can safeguard information in several forms. For example, some libraries have map collections, computer labs, and even video libraries. Take your child to these places, so they can have a better idea of what a library has to offer and what they'll be able to find in there. You can also ask a librarian to teach your child how they register and keep track of all of their books. Your child may find it fascinating and may even retrieve a few ideas of how to stay organized.

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Take Your Child to Children’s Section

Some libraries have a special section for children, where they keep all of the books for infants, and where they put together a few activities to engage children in reading. If the library you're visiting has one, make sure to stop by with your child. Being there and seeing the amount of content there is for them may make them more eager to read more and become a full-on bookworm. You may also want to find out beforehand if there are any activities for the day that you can join (for example, there are story times in which a librarian or volunteer will sit down to read books to a group of children).

Help Your Child Check Out Some Books

Last but not least, you may want your child to take some of the library back home with them, so they can feed their interest in reading. If you want to guarantee that your child will be eager to read the books, allow them to choose the ones that are most compelling to them. Just be sure to monitor their picks, and check that the material is apt for their age and reading level. As you know, if you and/or your child require any assistance to make a decision, you can always turn to the librarian. They'll probably be able to give you great recommendations that your child will love.

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