Summer Reading Tip #2: Link it to Another Fun Activity

School just ended and Summer Reading has begun.  Have your kids started keeping track of their time spent reading?  Just twelve short hours (which works out to just over 10 minutes per day) will earn your kid or teen a treasure trove of prizes, a free book, and an entry into the grand prize drawing […]

Summer Reading Tip #1: Sign Up!

Have you signed your kids up for summer reading yet? Have YOU signed up for summer reading yet? Well. . . what are you waiting for? Why do we want you to read this summer?  Because reading is awesome, that’s why!  Need another reason?  Read on. You’ve heard it all before- kids who read over […]

Library Sparks an Interest in Writing

Just as the library concludes its second community novel penned by local authors, 22 young writers also celebrate their debut in publishing through a library program. “We’ve seen success with helping adult writers from all over the community get published, so we thought why not try it with the kids. Most of our literacy-based programs […]