Category Archives: Library

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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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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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-torn 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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World Read Aloud Day 2017

February 16, 2017 is World Read Aloud Day! Readers of all ages are encouraged to celebrate literacy and the “pure joy and power of reading aloud.” The World Read Aloud Day is celebrated by readers in more than 100 countries … Continue reading

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Celebrate National Reading Day Everyday!

National Reading Day is celebrated on  January 23. This annual event  celebrates and encourages reading by younger children and is celebrated in thousands of schools and libraries all around the United States.  What do YOU think? Please take our poll. I … 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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“There are New Friends in the House!!”

“Purple Lady Dragon has returned from the spa, And she is thrilled to be joined by her ‘Taco Loving’ friend, “AW!!” The most proper bulldog, Gaston, has arrived-he is super neat! And our bulldog buddy is welcomed by the super … Continue reading

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The Library: the place where a child can play, learn & grow!

“Through play, they learn. Through learning they grow.” This describes the experience enjoyed by participants of the quarterly Play, Learn & Grow programs here at the Library. If your child is 6 months to 3 years old and has not … 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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