Special Library Event: Children’s Day, Book Day

Special Library Event: Children’s Day, Book Day

Children’s Day, Book Day, or El día de los niños, día de los libros, is an annual celebration of children, […]

Mar 30, 2015     No Comments
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Creative Play and Literacy

Creative Play and Literacy

Here’s a reprint of a story I shared in 2012…   One recent afternoon, I listened to our three-year-old grandson talk through […]

Mar 26, 2015     No Comments
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The Big City

The Big City

Last Stop on Market Street  words by Matt de la Pena, pictures by Christian Robinson Little CJ and his wise […]

Mar 23, 2015     No Comments
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Mindfulness with Young Children

Mindfulness with Young Children

Mindfulness is noticing our thoughts, what our body feels like, what our ears are hearing, and anything else that is […]

Mar 19, 2015     No Comments
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Play and Learning

Play and Learning

In our puppet-making workshops, we sometimes provide paper bags or spoons, along with piles of colorful tissue papers, sequins, ribbons, […]

Mar 16, 2015     No Comments
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Things to do with a Book:  Make a Map

Things to do with a Book: Make a Map

“I am told there are people who do not care for maps, but I find it hard to believe.” ~ […]

Mar 12, 2015     No Comments
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Tired of Frozen?  Let it Go!

Tired of Frozen? Let it Go!

Whether you love it or are ready to “Let it Go” Disney’s Frozen is everywhere! There is a blizzard of […]

Mar 9, 2015     No Comments
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Voices from the March

Voices from the March

March 5th is the 50th anniversary of crossing of Edmond Pettus Bridge, much talked about this year because of the movie Selma. For […]

Mar 5, 2015     No Comments
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In Praise of Books

In Praise of Books

Adora Dupree was a poet and storyteller from East Tennessee who wrote praise poetry. Taken from West African oral traditions, these […]

Mar 2, 2015     No Comments
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Emotions and Learning

Emotions and Learning

Teachers and parents can tell you – when a child is frustrated, angry or dismayed - this is not a good […]

Feb 26, 2015     No Comments
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Bringing Books to Life

Bringing Books to Life helps educators and parents find fun and innovative ways to inspire children to read.

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Elizabeth Atack, Program Coordinator
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Klem-Mari Cajigas, Bilingual GROW Project Facilitator
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