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Early Learning

The County Library loves learning and we offer oodles of programs for little learners and their caring adults.


1,000 Books

Reading 1,000 books with your child before they start school helps build early learning skills. Stop by your local County Library to pick up a 1,000 Books Before Kindergarten journal.


Books for Baby

A book and small bag are given to newborns and their parent(s) at Salt Lake County hospitals to welcome babies to Salt Lake County and The County Library.



Interactive stories, rhymes, finger plays, music, movement and more for babies, toddlers, preschoolers and their caring adult(s). Fun for the whole family, often offered in Spanish and ASL. Find a storytime near you.


Storytime to Go

A mobile storytime kit complete with books, toys and activities. Available for checkout at select County Library branches. To find a kit near you, call Customer Service: 801.943.4636


Vroom App

Free, fun and easy brain building tips and activities for little ones—ideal for those 6 and under. Download the app:



Pre-loaded tablets, available for check out, with fun learning apps and games for kids. Find a County Library near you.


In addition to these programs and tools, we’ve got loads of books, movies, music and super smart librarians at our County Library locations, as well as eAudiobooks and eBooks for kids.

Utah Ready to Read LogoFor additional information on early learning, including videos and fun activities designed especially for babies, toddlers and preschoolers, check out the Utah State Library’s Utah Kids Ready to Read site!

We look forward to supporting you in your early learning efforts!


  • TumbleBook Library

    A collection of TumbleBooks (animated, talking picture books) TumblePuzzles. TumbleBooks are created from existing picture books which have been licensed from children's book publishers and converted to the TumbleBook format.

    TumbleBook Library

  • TumbleMath

    A collection of math stories available anywhere- all in TumbleBook format which combines animation, narration, and sound to create a compelling and enticing story book for grades K-6.


  • Early World of Learning - World Book

    Early World of Learning is the premier online resource for preschoolers and children in the early elementary grades.

    Early World of Learning