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EPL shares tools, expertise and learning opportunities that support children from birth through their transition to school age. Each branch has a dedicated space where children can read, play and discover all year round.

New parent? We have a special page just for you. Plan your first visit to the Library, get tips to make reading fun and find out how EPL can help.

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EPL's 12 Days of Early Literacy

EPL wants to help you have fun with your child and build a strong foundation for language and literacy—even during the busy holiday season.

From Dec. 26 until Jan. 6, tune in to the 12 Days of Early Literacy! Every day at 10am, we’ll post a new song or rhyme to share with your little one. By having fun, daily interactions with your child, you can help them develop critical early literacy skills. A little bit goes a long way!

Welcome BabyNew parent?

New parent? Learn how EPL supports babies through our award-winning Welcome Baby program. 

Events and Resources

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Sing, Sign, Laugh and Learn Resources

Are you attending our online Sing, Sign, Laugh and Learn classes? Here's a list of helpful resources for parents and caregivers.

Online Resources

Watch movies and books, learn languages and fun facts, play games and more. See the full list for kids here.

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Videos by Topic

Classes for Kids

Puppet Shows




Scavenger Hunt

Check It Out

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Suggested Reading

Latest Booklists

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Early LiteracyEarly Literacy at EPL

Language and literacy are essential for your child’s happy and healthy development. Find out how daily interactions help set up your child for a lifetime of learning.

For Parents

Kids 0-5 - For Parents

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