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String City: From Magdeburg to Nashville

String City: From Magdeburg to Nashville

Our Wishing Chair puppeteers just returned from a puppetry festival in Magdeburg, Germany – Nashville’s sister city.  They traveled with [...]

Jul 21, 2014     No Comments
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Things To Do With a Book: Act up!

Things To Do With a Book: Act up!

 This is a series of “Things To Do With a Book”. Idea #1  Dramatic Play Read a story and then [...]

Jul 7, 2014     No Comments
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Would you like to come to tea?

Would you like to come to tea?

In my opinion, tea parties are a childhood staple. Why, you ask? It is because the tea party is an [...]

Jun 19, 2014     1 Comment
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NPL’s Summer Challenge!

NPL’s Summer Challenge!

It’s almost summer! You know what that means… The Nashville Public Library is kicking off our Summer Challenge! Children, Teens, [...]

Jun 2, 2014     2 Comments
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A View From the Classroom: Our Story Bag

A View From the Classroom: Our Story Bag

by Julie Miller In a preschool classroom, literacy learning doesn’t always occur at a prescribed time through an organized activity [...]

May 22, 2014     No Comments
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A Stick Is an Excellent Thing

A Stick Is an Excellent Thing

While the trees are still bare, sticks are easy to find in the yard…in the park…on the sidewalk.  Here are a few [...]

Apr 17, 2014     No Comments
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Everybody has a Song

Everybody has a Song

If you need an excuse to read poetry to your child (and who doesn’t?), take this opportunity to share this poem [...]

Apr 10, 2014     No Comments
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Get Ready for the Nashville Cherry Blossom Festival in April!

Get Ready for the Nashville Cherry Blossom Festival in April!

It may be hard to believe after the winter we have had, but spring has finally come to Nashville. The [...]

Apr 7, 2014     No Comments
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Brilliant British Books and Authors!

Brilliant British Books and Authors!

Since I’ve just returned from a “brilliant” spring break trip across the pond to England, this post is a salute [...]

Apr 3, 2014     No Comments
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2014 Week of the Young Child

2014 Week of the Young Child

Every year the National Association of the Education of Young Children (NAEYC) celebrates the Week of the Young Child! This [...]

Apr 2, 2014     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.

Read about our Preschool Literacy Program

Elizabeth Atack, Program Coordinator
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Megan Godbey, Adult Literacy Coordinator/GROW facilitator
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Klem-Mari Cajigas, Bilingual GROW Project Facilitator
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