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Leap Into Learning is the program of services we offer for kids age birth through five, along with their parents and caregivers, to ensure all children in Hartford are prepared to enter Kindergarten ready to learn. 

Check out all we have to offer--storytimes, parent workshops, 1,000 Books Before Kindergarten @ HPL, books, and other learning materials.

Contact us for more information--(860) 695-6330

Children are made into readers on their parents' laps. 

Reading to your child is one of the best ways to prepare them for Kindergarten. You are developing their vocabulary and instilling in them a life-long love of reading & learning. Plus, you get to spend some quality time snuggled together with a book!

Read books--earn rewards

Click here to sign up.










Sprout Early Learning Backpacks are here! Check one out. Click here for more information.



Bookflix is a fun, reading program that you and your child can access from home!! BookFlix is an online literacy resource that pairs classic video storybooks from Weston Woods with related nonfiction eBooks from Scholastic to build a love of reading and learning.

This engaging resource for children in grades PreK-3 will help early readers develop and practice essential reading skills and introduces students to a world of knowledge and exploration.



TumbleBooks are animated, talking picture books which teach kids the joy of reading in a format they'll love. They are created by taking existing picture books, adding animation, sounds, music and narration to produce an electronic picture book (and some classics) which you can read, or have read to you!

Also included are educational videos, puzzles, games, and language learning tools. Check it out!