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“Read” Without Words

Sometimes, reading the book aloud to the kids is the best part. But for some books, reading the illustrations together is even better. Have you “read” a wordless picture book?

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Read these picture books from Bob Shea

Teaching the Kids to Outsmart Their Parents

Young listeners will giggle with delight as smaller characters play tricks on the big characters. The stories are told with sly irony and everyone wins (and hugs!) in the end, so parents won’t mind that their children are learning to sneaky tactics for competing against bigger, more powerful opponents.

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A cart of tools

What’s “Bin” Happening in the Kids Library

If you visited the Kids Library this past Tuesday, you might have noticed a lot of yellow caution tape and a whole bunch of librarians doing something unusual.  Don’t be alarmed by the caution tape; the big project was to install bin shelving for most of our picture books.  The books are still arranged in […]

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5 year old Colin reading together with his great-grandmother and his papa

Make reading a part of your holiday!

Yes, the library is closed on Thanskgiving Day, but you can still make reading together or watching movies together a special part of your holiday celebrations. Find eight engaging ideas to make your holiday special!

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