Main menu

The Trotwood Branch will be CLOSED starting Sat. Feb. 22, at 6pm, with normal hours resuming at the NEW location on March 14. Join us for the Grand Opening on Friday, March 13, from 3 - 6pm.
- Learn More

Imagination Library
Dayton Metro Library Magazine
Library Volunteer Stories


lovequicktexttipsadlet purchase

Non-fiction Read Alouds

The more experience young children have listening to nonfiction read aloud and talking about it, the better off they will be when they need to read it themselves in the later grades. It can be challenging finding nonfiction at the preschool level. Non-fiction easy readers are one source but they are often very simplistic with an emphasis on readable vocabulary for a new reader. An alternative strategy is to choose non-fiction that is more complex but be selective about what and how much you read. The great thing about non-fiction is that you can browse through it and read parts of a page or a section of the book. The following books have something to offer preschoolers with your support:

10 12 18


Main Library

215 E. Third St.
Dayton OH 45402


M, T, Th: 9:30 am - 8:30 pm
W, F: 9:30 am - 6:00 pm
Sat: 9:30 am - 6:00 pm
Sun: 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
© 2014 - 2020 Dayton Metro Library. All Rights Reserved - Privacy Policy
(Large DesktopTabletPhone Layout)