1,000 Books Before Kindergarten

Georgia Public Library Service has partnered with public libraries across Georgia to encourage parents to read 1,000 books with their children before enter kindergarten. This program is designed to be a fun and easy way to help your child develop pre-reading skills vital to kindergarten readiness.

Use these marketing messages, graphics, and promotional materials to promote 1,000 Books Before Kindergarten. For questions about the implementation of 1,000 Books, contact Evan Michael Bush, director of Youth Services.

1000 Books Before Kindergarten logo

Request Marketing Materials

**Marketing materials will be sent to each library headquarters for distribution to branches in September 2023. Please do not request any additional materials at this time. After the initial materials ship to libraries, we will activate this button.** Use this form to request additional bookmarks, posters, table tents, stickers, or buttons from GPLS to raise awareness of and promote your library’s 1,000 Books Before Kindergarten program. Materials will be delivered via courier.

Download poster, bookmark, sticker, and button designs

1000 books English poster

1000 books Spanish poster

1000 books Spanish Bookmark

1000 Books English Bookmark

1000 Books 2.25 inch Ask Me Button

1000 Books 1 inch Logo Button

1000 Books 3 inch Progress Sticker

Add your library’s logo and URL to the print designs below. Designed to be compatible with Canva.

1000 Books Before Kindergarten Logo

NOTE: When the 1,000 Books logo is used as a co-brand with other logos, both should have the same visual weight. No alterations or variations should be made to the 1,000 Books logo. Typography, colors and size are to remain the same. Always use approved, supplied logo files.

Do not:
• Use unapproved colors or color combinations
• Use unapproved or altered fonts
• Stretch or condense
• Use low contrasting backgrounds
• Use logo on a busy image with low contrast

Social Media Messages

Use and customize these messages to help promote 1,000 Books Before Kindergarten to your community.

One thousand books? You got this! Your child’s reading journey begins with #1000BooksBeforeKindergarten. Kids earn prizes and Beanstack badges as you read aloud together. Get started today! www.georgialibraries.org/1000Books #GeorgiaLibraries

Your child’s reading journey begins with #1000BooksBeforeKindergarten. Reading aloud sparks creativity and imagination and is a wonderful way to bond with your child. Every time you read a book together, you’re giving them the gifts of language, vocabulary, and the necessary pre-reading skills for kindergarten. www.georgialibraries.org/1000Books #GeorgiaLibraries

Spark your child’s love for reading! With #1000BooksBeforeKindergarten you can create a strong foundation for literacy and help them be prepared for kindergarten. They will earn fun prizes and Beanstack badges along the way. Learn more at www.georgialibraries.org/1000Books #GeorgiaLibraries

#1000BooksBeforeKindergarten is not just about the numbers. It’s about quality time spent with your child and the lifelong love for reading you’ll foster together. Connect with your local library and start your child’s journey now! #GeorgiaLibraries www.georgialibraries.org/1000Books

Early literacy sets the stage for academic success. Give your little one the gift of reading and open doors to a world of knowledge with #1000BooksBeforeKindergarten. Ask your local librarian how to get started or check out www.georgialibraries.org/1000Books. #GeorgiaLibraries

Graphics for Social Media

Available in English and Spanish

Download and add your library’s URL to the graphics below.

Digital Signs

Use these graphics on lobby monitors or other digital screens to raise awareness of your library’s 1,000 Books Before Kindergarten program.

These images can be also be resized to use in social media posts or on your website. Graphic size: 1920px X 1280px.

Beanstack App Graphics

Use these graphics for library’s 1000 Books Before Kindergarten Beanstack Reading Challenge. You can also customize them by adding your library’s logo.

Beanstack graphic dimensions: 920px X 351px.

Revize Web Banner

Use these graphics on your library’s website. These graphics are designed to be compatible with the Revize Website slider element image requirements. Graphic size: 1920 x 375 px.