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Launching 1000 Books Before Kindergarten

It’s official- we have launched the 1000 Books Before Kindergarten program here at Rocky River Public Library! Wednesday evening was our special Launch Party during which patrons could come in with their littles to sign up for the program and … Continue reading

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Audiobook Picks for Your Summer Road Trip

One of my top five favorite things to do in the summer months is to take road trips, and I especially love visiting National Parks (although a nice warm beach is never a bad idea). Last year I visited Acadia … Continue reading

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Little Yoga: Exploring Poses with Picture Books

Many of us, both children and adults, live in a busy world full of screens around every corner, schedules for every minute of our day, and plenty of stress. We might often not stop to think about how this hustle … Continue reading

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Children’s Books to Understand the Refugee and Immigrant Experience

Immigrants and refugees are a much discussed topic in the news recently, and often the stories shared are of families fleeing war-tornĀ or oppressive countries in search of a safer place to call home. How can we talk to children about … Continue reading

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Five Books for Celebrating Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, often referred to as MLK Day, is a federal holiday held on the third Monday of January. This year the holiday will be recognized on Monday, January 16th, 2017. This special day celebrates the life … Continue reading

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Favorite Back to School Reads

Can you believe that September is here? I’m sure I say this every year, but summer really went by quickly. Time flies when you are having fun! With school back in session and fall right around the corner, now is … Continue reading

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