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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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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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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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Habits of Mind: Gathering Data Through All the Senses

Habits of Mind: Gathering Data Through All the Senses

“If you will look carefully, Listen carefully, You will find a lot of things carefully. Look … and listen.” -Mr. […]

Feb 23, 2015     No Comments
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February Brings Legomania!

February Brings Legomania!

  It’s time to get those creative juices flowing. February brings Nashville Public Library’s annual LEGO® contest! This competition invites children and adults (in […]

Feb 2, 2015     No Comments
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Diversity in Children’s Lit @ NPL

Diversity in Children’s Lit @ NPL

  In March of 2014, when Walter Dean Myers posed the question in the NY Times, “Where are the people of […]

Jan 15, 2015     No Comments
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Happy Holidays!

Happy Holidays!

Happy Holidays from Bringing Books to Life!  And the Nashville Public Library!  

Dec 25, 2014     No Comments
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Searching for a Laid-back Christmas

Searching for a Laid-back Christmas

It seems like the Holidays began to arrive the week before Halloween this year.  And this “calendar creep” can leave us all […]

Dec 4, 2014     No Comments
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Happy Thanksgiving!

Happy Thanksgiving!

Here’s some food for thought and a craft activity for Thanksgiving Day from Bringing Books to Life. We hope your day […]

Nov 27, 2014     No Comments
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Hist Whist on Halloween!

Hist Whist on Halloween!

My favorite Halloween poem, “hist whist” by e.e. cummings, provides lots of imagery for your little illustrator to play with. Read […]

Oct 30, 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.

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Elizabeth Atack, Program Coordinator
615.862.5773

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Megan Godbey, Adult Literacy Coordinator/GROW facilitator
615.862.2264

Klem-Mari Cajigas, Bilingual GROW Project Facilitator
615.862.5800, ext. 73615

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