Basic Literacy

How is basic literacy defined?

Developing foundational competency including reading, writing, math, job application assistance, and overall life-skill development. Also includes STEM (Science Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) knowledge building on basic skills and concepts.

Some of our programs that fall into this category include:

  • Preschool Zone
  • Sing! Sign! Storytime!
  • Baby’s First Storytime
  • The Young & The Restless
  • Parachute Play
  • Parachute Games
  • Afternoon Book Club
  • OH, SNAP! Circuits
  • Stories with Ms. Sarah
  • Leap into Science
  • Cider Making with Lancaster Parks & Recreation
  • Play and Learn: Parent/Child Workshop
  • Lego® Block Party
  • Pumpkin Parade!

Other resources:

  • Preschool backpacks with books and manipulatives to help young children understand and process concepts like numbers and counting, letters, patterns, sorting, and early STEM