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Grow a Reader

By Calgary Public Library

This app is only available on the App Store for iOS devices.


Smiling, laughing, and learning! The Calgary Public Library Grow a Reader app teaches parents and caregivers how to develop early literacy skills in young children. Download it for free!

Grow a Reader takes the fun interactive rhymes, finger plays and songs from our popular early literacy programs and delivers them to you, wherever you are.

Watch the videos to learn the rhymes and songs, and then perform them with your child to help develop their early literacy skills, and get them ready for reading.

Take your child’s learning further with tips and book suggestions based on five key practices that help develop early literacy skills.


>>> 27 videos demonstrating interactive finger rhymes, face & body rhymes, lullabies, tickles and bounces

>>> Tips for developing your child’s early literacy skills based on five key practices

>>> Suggested books for promoting early literacy with links to our catalogue. Place a hold and go!

We would love to hear from you. Email us at with your feedback or questions.

What's New in Version 1.2

- general improvements and bug fixes


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This app is designed for both iPhone and iPad
  • Free
  • Category: Education
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  • Version: 1.2
  • Size: 8.1 MB
  • Language: English
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Compatibility: Requires iOS 6.1 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.

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