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April is National Library Month

Posted on: Friday, April 18th, 2014 in Activities for kids, Conversation with kids, Conversations with kids, Dav Pilkey, Family Activities, Jack Prelutsky, Library, Reading, Reading with kids, Shel Silverstein, William Steig

Libraries are awesome places.  They range from single rooms to entire buildings.  They’re filled with countless books, magazines, newspapers, and computers.  Information is either a click away or a few steps down an aisle.  Helpful librarians are always there to … read more »

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Summer Learning Loss, Part 3.

Posted on: Tuesday, June 11th, 2013 in Activities for kids, Conversations with kids, Critical Thinking Skills, Family Activities, Library, parent involvement, Reading with kids, Summer Activities for Kids

Last week we suggested a trip to the library to help stop the summer learning slide.  But what happens when you get to the library and your children selects books that they are not able to read?   When it comes … read more »

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How to select the right books and reading materials for your kid’s Summer Reading Program.

Posted on: Tuesday, June 26th, 2012 in Library, Listening to kids, parent involvement, Reading, Reading tips for kids, Summer Activities for Kids

When it comes to selecting a book most kids know what they want to read.  Just like the grownups in their lives, they may ask friends, browse at the library or book store, or even go on line for ideas.  … read more »

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Help Struggling Readers Avoid the “Summer Slide”

Posted on: Tuesday, June 5th, 2012 in Family Activities, Library, parent involvement, Reading tips for kids, Reluctant Readers, Summer Activities for Kids, Summer learning loss

Summer vacation is nearly upon us, and children everywhere are getting ready to put the backpacks away for a few months and get outside to play. No school may mean fresh air, time with friends, lazy days, and the “Summer … read more »

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Libraries are awesome places.

Posted on: Tuesday, April 5th, 2011 in Library, parent involvement, Reading

Libraries are awesome places.  They range from single rooms to entire buildings.  They’re filled with countless books, magazines, newspapers, and computers.  Information is either a click away or a few steps down an aisle.  Helpful librarians are always there to … read more »

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