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Once Upon a Reader: Minnesota Libraries Brings Young Children & Books Together is a statewide one-book program, focusing on preschool aged children and highlighting the importance of reading and sharing of great literature with children.  The program is sponsored by the Council of Regional Public Library System Administrators and funded through the Minnesota Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund.  The program is on a temporary hiatus.

To learn more about the program in full, please check out the Once Upon a Reader website.

Reserve a Kit  |  Supporting Documents for Libraries


How to Reserve the Once Upon a Reader Kits

  • For a list of all the Once Upon a Reader kits available for check-out in our region please click HERE.
  • To book a kit for your location please follow these Booking Instructions.