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Imagine Free Books for Kids

Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library is a free book program that promotes literacy skills for all children from birth to 5 years old. Each month a new, carefully selected book will be mailed in the child’s name directly to their home.

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Why I Spy?

If my kid’s so busy reading the junk food of literature, when will they get to the vegetables? Let me put your fears to rest.

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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.

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.