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Musical Storytime with author Lindsey Yankey

You can meet real-life author and artist Lindsey Yankey at a special storytime on December 10. Read on for an interview with the author of Bluebird and Sun and Moon.

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Why Beverly Cleary?

Beverly Cleary celebrated her 100th birthday this year, and although many of her books were published decades ago, they still remain popular and relevant to young readers.

Summerfest 2016: Take the reading challenge.

On Your Mark, Get Set, Get Ready for Fun!

Paper copies of your Library News are coming soon to your mailbox, but while you wait, here’s a preview of the fun that is happening at your library this summer.

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Día: Let’s get to know each other

With music and dancing, crafts and games, stories and free books for kids (while supplies last), a day at Día is a chance to see the amazing variety of cultures in our community and to learn about someone different from you.

THINK BIG. Start Small.

Think Big, Start Small: Breastfeeding Benefits

In our continuing series on kids’ health, Kansas Action for Children shares how child care providers and early educators can provide support and encouragement to breastfeeding families.

THINK BIG. Start Small.

Think Big, Start Small: Unplug Under 2

Kids and adults spend a lot of time looking at electronic screens, like smart phones, tablets and TVs, but for young children, screen time should be limited or avoided.

THINK BIG. Start Small.

It’s Time to Think Big

By making a few key changes related to food, drinks and activity, parents and educators can have a big impact on the health of Kansas kids.

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Your Favorite Family Movies

Reading this list feels like reliving my childhood. Check out some movies and share the nostalgia with your own kids or grandkids!