Category Archives: Library Learning

Learning Shapes & Colors with Felt Boards

Our Makerspace will feature 8″ x 10” felt boards until the end of May. There are a number of skills that children learn from using felt boards (also called flannel boards) for story telling, and the following website provides a … Continue reading

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Celebrate Día – Diversity in Action

El día de los niños/El día de los libros (Children’s Day/Book Day), commonly known as Día, is a celebration every day of children, families, and reading that culminates yearly on April 30. The celebration emphasizes the importance of literacy for … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday Melvil Dewey! (and other interesting library tidbits)

“A library’s function is to give the public in the quickest and cheapest way: information, inspiration, and recreation. If a better way than the book can be found, we should use it.” ― Melvil Dewey Melvil Dewey who was born … Continue reading

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Up for a Challenge?

  Beginning Tuesday, the LEGO® Six Brick Challenge will be ready for you at our 2nd floor Children’s Makerspace. Did you know that six eight-stud (2×4) LEGO® Duplo® bricks can be connected in 915,103,765 different ways! Using just six LEGO® … Continue reading

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My Life by One Very Special Library Book

Did you ever wonder how certain books happen to be on the shelf of the Library? Just think…of all the books in the whole entire world, how did I end up in the Library…your Library? Well, here is my story … Continue reading

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The Important Library Card

September has been the month that libraries in Cuyahoga County including Rocky River Public Library have promoted their joint campaign, A Card for Every Kid. The goal of this campaign was to put a library card into the hands of … Continue reading

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Come here to play!

Our Lego program, the Guild of the Brick is coming up on the following Saturday afternoons. Saturday, September 10th, October 8th and November 12th from 2-4 p.m., for ages 5 and up with no registration required. Why come visit us to … Continue reading

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End of Summer/Beginning of Learning

by Mary Ellen As hard as it is to believe, we complete the 2016 Summer Reading program today. It has been a whirlwind of activity since our Summer Reading Kick-off on June 13th. There were 979 participants and many of … Continue reading

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