Cool Schools!

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Mermaid School by JoAnne WetzelMolly enjoys her first day at Mermaid School, where she makes new friends, learns new things, and hears a story about children with no tails. Tool…

Little Learners: August

Welcome Little Learners! Each month this summer, we will focus on skills and activities that will help grow your brain power this summer! This month's Little Learners Box is all…

STEAM Week: Therapeutic Horsemanship

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Certified therapeutic riding instructor Claire List, a volunteer at Achievement Centers for Children's Camp Cheerful, was kind enough to grant an interview about the science of therapeutic horseback riding to close…

STEAM Week: DIY Dog Biscuits

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Baking homemade dog treats is a great way to educate and entertain your child. If you do not have a furry friend at home, donate the treats to a nearby…

STEAM Week: The Science of Dog Training

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This summer's Library Challenge theme is "Tales & Tails," so for STEAM Week, we will take a look at animals and science. Here's an interview with Chris Lantzer, CPDT-KA (Certified…

STEAM Week: Whale, Whale, Whale!

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Celebrate STEAM Week with us by taking a look at some of the coolest animals in the ocean: whales. Your library has a ton of interesting books on whales for…

STEAM Week: Birding

My three-year-old niece calls them "chirpers." When she sees one bouncing about the yard, she insists on trying to get closer by lowering her voice and walking on tip toe.…

STEAM WEEK: Bread Pets

“Good bread is the most fundamentally satisfying of all foods; and good bread with fresh butter, the greatest of feasts.”American Chef James Beard (1903-1985) What's is a Bread Pet? You've heard of…

Storytime Round-Up: June 22

Thank you to everyone who attended storytime this week! Here’s a recap of the stories and songs shared in storytime. Books If you enjoyed these stories, you might also like…

You’ve Never Read Anything Like This!

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Sometimes, you read a book that makes you sit back and go "whoa!". The story is excellent, of course, but it's the writing style that really captures your attention. You…

Even More Lesser Known Works by Classic Authors

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If you liked The Scarlet Pimpernel, then try The Old Man in the Corner by Emmuska Orczy I've mentioned The Scarlet Pimpernel in a few of my previous posts (you can…

Little Learners Box

Welcome Little Learners! Each month this summer, we will focus on skills and activities that will help grow your brain power this summer! This month's Little Learners Box is all…

Great Listens for the Road

Planning a road trip? Looking for a good downloadable audiobook to pass the time and make you laugh? The following make great choices for adult listeners. All of these titles…

Growing Up in the 80s

Fire up the DeLorean. Here are two titles that you might enjoy with a side of nostalgia. I will confess that Under the Magnolias by T.I. Lowe pulled me in…

More Lesser Known Works by Classic Authors

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There are some writers who are almost universally acknowledged as "classic". Arthur Conan Doyle, GK Chesterton Jane Austen, Mary Shelley...When you hear these names, you automatically associate them with the…

Classics Meets Comics with ComicsPlus

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It should come as little surprise to all of you that I love the classics. But, I also know the struggles and roadblocks that readers often find concerning these texts.…