Cozy Corner

Summer Reading Challenge

What is it?

An innovative early language and literacy program for libraries, schools and early childhood centers. Cozy Corner is designed to enhance the Storytime experience for young learners, ages 2-to-4, by building essential early language and literacy skills and encouraging social and emotional development.

Who is it for?

Libraries, schools, early childhood centers, and kids ages 2-to-4!

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More Information

Tyler Reed
(212) 343-6427


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“We know that story hours are critical for the development of early language and literacy skills...We developed Cozy Corner in response to a critical need; that need is to share stories — vibrant stories — with young children.”

—Akimi Gibson, Creator, Cozy Corner

Press Releases


  • 10 Storytime theme packs, which contain a big book, read-aloud books, music, character cards and detailed Storytime plans to help kids connect with the books, and support topic-rich conversations.
  • TA Program Guide with articles from experts, suggestions for extending learning beyond Storytime, and resources for increasing family engagement that are available in English and Spanish.
  • A nursery rhyme flip chart to use before, during, or after Storytime.