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Tween page!


Prince Frederick



Twin Beaches

Parents, grandparents, and child care providers can find out more about child development on our For Parents page.

500 by Five

500 x 5 logoSign up today for 500 x 5!

Calvert Library’s “500 by Five” initiative inspires Calvert’s children to read 500 books by 5 years old.

Reading with young children on a daily basis is a lifetime gift for everyone that:

  • builds a stronger relationship with your child
  • increases basic speech and communication skills
  • improves logical thinking
  • increases vocabulary
  • enhances concentration and discipline
  • helps ease transitions to major milestones or other potentially stressful experiences
  • promotes school readiness
  • encourages a love of learning

And, let’s not forget, it is just plain fun! 

Parents: Sign up to keep track of your 500 by Five books in order to earn your Certificate of Completion and take your place on our Wall of Fame.