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family camping July 23, 2024 · Sherry Hess 6 Helpful tips for camping with kids kids in animal costumes July 19, 2024 · Debbie Updegraff Great Read Alouds: You want WHAT for a pet?! Debbie's spotted a pack of picture books about rather unusual pets. Let your kids dream up what else could make an interesting pet. dad daughter reading June 27, 2024 · Sherry Hess Start reading early to avoid the summer slide Summer is the perfect time to encourage kids to read and it keeps a child from losing ground. Let’s build a love for reading in young children by creating a habit that incorporates summertime reading. bee on milkweed June 20, 2024 · Kim Sain Kansas pollinators help our gardens grow & so much more Birds, bees, butterflies, moths and other insects such as beetles and wasps are important pollinators that serve critical roles in maintaining quality ecosystems. dad and daughter reading under a blanket June 19, 2024 · Luanne Webb Great Read Alouds: Adventure Awaits! Books provide wonderful getaways even for the youngest travelers. happy girl June 7, 2024 · Marlana Hodgkinson Kid Tested, Librarian Recommended: Tantalizing summer stories Summer is an excellent time to pick an amazing book and READ! Books are a great way to Relax and Enjoy a story, to go on an Adventure or to Discover something new. kids running outside May 23, 2024 · Sherry Hess 12 fun & easy ideas to get kids active Active kids are healthier kids. Find ideas to make physical activity fun and a regular part of life. happy girl with cherry tomatoes on her eyes April 30, 2024 · Sherry Hess Introduce your child to the wonder of gardening Gardening provides young children and the whole family a hands-on experience to learn and explore. cartoon animals with books April 18, 2024 · Debbie Reiff Great Read Alouds: Earth-friendly picture books Explore beautiful picture books that introduce Earth and all its wonders, planting seeds of appreciation for our planet. dandelion March 22, 2024 · Kyler Carptenter Great Read Alouds: Spring has sprung Discover all things spring with some wonderful picture books. Delightful illustrations, engaging stories and facts about spring all await your curiosity boy thinking March 8, 2024 · Sherry Hess Tips to get your child school ready Find tips and resources for school readiness. Area preschools are enrolling now for the fall and kindergarten round-up is just around the corner. excited February 27, 2024 · I didn’t know the library has BingePass Hoopla's BingePass gives you access to a collection of books, movies or videos with only one checkout. reading together February 21, 2024 · Sherry Hess Great Read Alouds: Artsy picture books Picture book illustrations enhance the text of the book, which helps a child better understand the meaning of the words. Explore Sherry's picks with art that is engaging, captivating and truly brings joy. cooking February 7, 2024 · Sherry Hess Top tips for cooking with kids Your kitchen is an ideal place for fun and delicious learning and creativity. graduation cap on money February 2, 2024 · Angie Reed Financial literacy for teens Find resources to help teens learn about managing money and planning for the future. laughing boy January 18, 2024 · Debbie Updegraff Great Read Alouds: Can't sit still Kids are curious, active creatures. Getting them to sit and listen to a book can be tough. If you find yourself in this situation, try reading an interactive book. girl playing with blocks January 12, 2024 · Sherry Hess Block play builds foundation for STEM Learn about the value of block play and opportunities to explore blocks with Parents as Teachers during BLOCK Fest. taking photo January 4, 2024 · Marlana Hodgkinson Kid Tested, Librarian Approved: Discover a new hobby Find books to inspire & coach as you develop your interests. If it's something you enjoy, it will be fulfilling & rewarding! graduation cap on money January 4, 2024 · Lissa Staley Money for college or technical school Consider the many paths you can take beyond high school education and the many options to pay for advanced education. happy kids in snow December 18, 2023 · Linda Gerwick Kid Tested, Librarian Approved: Winter wonderland Get cozy with a fantastic wintry middle grade book or two. Linda has adventurous recommendations. snow heart in goved hands December 15, 2023 · Luanne Webb Great Read Alouds: Families in all shapes & sizes Find kids books about a wide variety of families highlighting the differences and the similarities. little girl smiling and looking up December 7, 2023 · Sherry Hess Creating a culture of kindness Find tips for teaching kids kindness, which is vital to the development of a child’s social-emotional skills. Dinosaur November 21, 2023 · Debbie Reiff Great Read Alouds: Dinovember Roam through some of Debbie's favorite kids dinosaur books with facts and fiction. cozy reading November 1, 2023 · Arion Beals Kid Tested, Librarian Approved: New chapter books for emerging readers Arion recommends fun chapter books that will keep beginning readers engaged.
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