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Salon at 615 with Chris Van Allsburg

Salon at 615 with Chris Van Allsburg

Today’s author focus is putting the spotlight on one of the most fantastical author/illustrators of all time: Chris Van Allsburg! Van Allsburg […]

Sep 29, 2014     No Comments
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Banned Book Week

Banned Book Week

The American Library Association has one week each year that celebrates the freedom to read: Banned Books Week.  The celebration draws […]

Sep 22, 2014     No Comments
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Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month at the Nashville Public Library!

Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month at the Nashville Public Library!

It’s Hispanic Heritage Month!  Until October 15th, the Nashville Public Library is hosting a bevy of special events highlighting the cultures, […]

Sep 18, 2014     No Comments
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Books to Get Your Child to Eat Their Vegetables

Books to Get Your Child to Eat Their Vegetables

We all know how difficult it can be to get children to try new foods, particularly if they are vegetables. […]

Sep 11, 2014     No Comments
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Families at Work

Families at Work

Some kids are lucky enough to share a part of their family’s work day.  In honor of Labor Day, here are some […]

Sep 1, 2014     No Comments
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Imaginary Friends

Imaginary Friends

My younger brother had an imaginary friend when he was small.  My mother was a fan of violinist Yehudi Menuhin (first […]

Aug 21, 2014     No Comments
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Children and Money

Children and Money

Teaching children about money is important, and you can begin in preschool. Special education teacher, Danny Kofke, encourages money awareness […]

Aug 18, 2014     No Comments
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Jon Scieszka at the Nashville Public Library!

Jon Scieszka at the Nashville Public Library!

Jon Scieszka, author of The True Story of the 3 Little Pigs, Science Verse, The Time Warp Trio series, and […]

Aug 11, 2014     No Comments
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A Season of Short Poems

A Season of Short Poems

Today we feature recent books of short poems about moments… in settings as diverse as nature or a classroom. We begin with […]

Aug 7, 2014     No Comments
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Hi Ho, Hi Ho, It’s Off to School We Go!

Hi Ho, Hi Ho, It’s Off to School We Go!

That’s right- it’s that time of year! New backpacks have been carefully chosen, school clothes are purchased, and the smell […]

Aug 4, 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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