Inspiring Little Minds Through the Wonder of Words

Book Nook is a unique early childhood literacy center where children develop a lifelong love of reading, books and the wonder of words. Founded by a teacher and mom with 20-years of experience in early childhood, literacy and elementary education, our curriculum is designed to meet the needs and learning styles of each child. But we don’t stop there. We’ve created light-filled, warm learning environments specifically designed to stimulate your child’s curiosity and imagination. Children feel right at home when they walk into Book Nook and are eager to explore our well stocked shelves of wall-to-wall books.


Our founder Rina Collins created the curriculum at Book Nook and trains all of our teachers, covering every aspect of our unique program. Although Rina does not teach classes, she is very hands-on with everything at Book Nook and splits her time between both locations.

We offer a range of reading classes for kids based on age groups from 6-months to 8-years-old.

Our learning level classes meet once a week and our Little Prep classes meet twice a week, coinciding with the school year. Our Summer Enrichment classes meet two or three times a week depending on the age group.

Our student to teacher ratio is 5:1. The maximum number of students in our tiered learning level classes is six students. Wise Owl classes can be one-on-one or small groups of up to three children.

Our Tribeca location is available for kids’ birthday parties. Check out more information about our party packages, put in a request, and our coordinator will get in touch with you to go over all the birthday party and rental details.

The Benefits of Early Childhood Literacy

There are so many ways your child will benefit from an early childhood literacy program.

Early Reading Skills

Strong reading skills form the basis for learning, and we provide the guidance and enthusiasm children need to grow their reading abilities.


Book Nook also incorporates handwriting activities in our classes that are fun, engaging and developmentally appropriate for each level.

Foundation to Grow

Participation in our early childhood literacy classes gives your child a solid foundation when they start school and a jump start on the important literacy skills they need to succeed.


Our classes provide the opportunity for children to learn how to socialize and collaborate with other children. They’ll discover and explore the world alongside their new friends.


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