Gratitude Journals

Getting Started: What is Gratitude? Gratitude can be a difficult concept to explain to a child. Telling them that their gratitude journal is a place to keep track of what's…

LGBTQ History Month

Thank you to everyone who watched our LGBTQ History Month storytime on Library @ 11! Here’s a recap of the stories and songs shared in storytime. Books If you enjoyed…

In Celebration of Walking

“Walk as if you are kissing the Earth with your feet.” Thich Nhat Hanh, Peace Is Every Step: The Path of Mindfulness in Everyday Life My friend Rob walked. A lot.…

Sensory Science Part Three: Hearing

Common Sense? Most of us are familiar with our basic 5 Senses - vision, smell, touch, taste, and hearing. All of our senses give us information about the world around…

Sensory Science Part Two: Touch and Taste

Common Sense? Most of us are familiar with our basic 5 Senses— vision, smell, touch, taste, and hearing. All of our senses give us information about the world around us.…

Celebrating the ADA’s 30th Anniversary
Credit: ADA National Network (adata.org) 1-800-949-4232

Celebrating the ADA’s 30th Anniversary

Credit: ADA National Network (adata.org) 1-800-949-4232 Thirty years ago the Americans with Disabilities Act (the ADA) became law in our country and a model for civil rights around the world.…

STEAM WEEK: Food Science

All cooking and eating uses STEAM. Science makes liquids boil, turns batter into cakes, and sugar into caramels. Technology and engineering preserves food in cans and jars to eat safely…

Handwashing Help for Parents

The CDC recommends that everyone wash their hands well with soap and water, frequently, to prevent the spread of the coronavirus. Encouraging good hygiene can seem like in insurmountable task…

Music Therapy at Home

What is Music Therapy? Music Therapy is the clinical & evidence-based use of music interventions to accomplish individualized goals within a therapeutic relationship by a credentialed professional who has completed…

Help Children Cope: Web Resources

Perseverance. Resilience. Flexibility. Who knew one year ago that we would be asked to model these traits to our children? Or that we would be asking our kids to display…