Box of Books (was formerly called Books in a Bag)

About The Program

Our BOX OF BOOKS is a wonderful resource for licensed day cares and Pre-school / Kindergarten teachers.  It is a great way to enhance your classroom curriculum. 

There are 16 topics to choose from and each box includes:

  • At least 20 books on the topic
  • Brief description of each book
  • Lesson plans including Early Childhood, Common Core, and Next Generation Science Standard alignments
  • Finger Plays and Songs
  • Suggested Activities
  • Flannel Board Stories
  • Some boxes have audio-visual materials such as CD's and DVD's
  • Some boxes have a big book.

The 16 topics available are:

  • All about me (*Coming Soon)
  • Apples
  • Birds
  • Community Helpers
  • Dinosaurs
  • Family
  • Farm
  • Fire Safety
  • Moon
  • Ocean
  • Pumpkins
  • Safety
  • Senses
  • Teeth/Dentist
  • Trains
  • Transportation
  • Zoo


Please call ahead at (870) 206-9993 to check if a box you are interested in is available for checkout now.

Funded By

BOOKS IN A BAG was funded in part by the Toys-R-Us grant through the Arkansas Attorney General’s Office; and by Sam’s Clubs of Arkansas, Altrusa International of Jonesboro, and the Friends of the Library.