Great Books for GOAL!

Parents of first graders, your children are learning how to read and are EXCITED for their trips to the library!

But when your library offers over 700,000 items, it can be hard to find just the right book for your new reader. That’s why we’ve asked our literacy and reading experts from across York County for some GREAT books for your first grader—here are their picks to get you started!

Click to find these hand picked books in the YCL online catalog!

Not signed up for GOAL?

If your first grader isn’t signed up for Grade One At the Library, now’s your chance! Click to read all about our great program and get your first-grader signed up here! The form is simple and quick and it gives your child the gift of a library card. Better yet, it doesn’t cost more than a few moments of your time.
Psst! Here’s a hint: Once you’ve filled out the GOAL form, let your child’s teacher know you’ve signed up. If your teacher has 100% class participation, they just might win a special prize!