Read, Play, Grow! Curriculum

Introduction: Read, Play, Grow is a play-based early literacy program developed by Brooklyn Public Library for babies and toddlers up to age three.  Below you will find resources and activities you may use for your baby/toddler programs, to host a Big Brooklyn Playdate at your branch.  If you want to learn more about Read, Play, Grow! at BPL, this article by Rachel Payne in School Library Journal is a great place to start!


If you have trouble accessing the documents below, please contact Rachel Payne, or Jessica Ralli


Sample RPG Storytimes:


Training Resources: 


Book Lists and Ideas:



Songs, Rhymes and Fingerplays:  


Playdate Resources:


Administrative Documents