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What Preschoolers Really Need from Grownups

What Preschoolers Really Need from Grownups

A recent book reached out and grabbed me at the bookstore.  I don’t read every education book that comes across the […]

May 2, 2016     No Comments
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Join the Dia Fun at Nashville Public Library!

Join the Dia Fun at Nashville Public Library!

This year is the 20th anniversary of Día, or Children’s Day, Book Day. Also known as El día de los […]

Apr 18, 2016     No Comments
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Spring is here, so get outside!

Spring is here, so get outside!

Children need more exposure to mud, livestock, and relatives.      –  Allison Gopnik Warm weather has come to Tennessee (so sorry […]

Apr 11, 2016     No Comments
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Kiddle: New Search Engine Just for Kids!

Kiddle: New Search Engine Just for Kids!

Over at Mommy Maestra, blogger Monica Olivera brought my attention to a brand new search engine specially for kids! Kiddle […]

Mar 28, 2016     2 Comments
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Circle of Support for Pre-K Teachers

Circle of Support for Pre-K Teachers

Do you have a child who will be going to pre-k or kindergarten next fall? Do you teach preschool or […]

Mar 7, 2016     No Comments
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Writing During the Holidays

Writing During the Holidays

              Need to keep the kids busy during the holidays…and promote literacy at the same […]

Dec 21, 2015     No Comments
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A Word on Words

A Word on Words

What are words? Kids are hard-wired to learn language. Studies have shown that it is in their nature to learn […]

Nov 9, 2015     1 Comment
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School libraries change lives!

School libraries change lives!

“School libraries are the foundations of our culture — not luxuries.”   - Laurie Halse Anderson, Author School Libraries: Well Used and Well […]

Oct 11, 2015     No Comments
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Children’s Books Featuring Biracial and Multiracial Families

Children’s Books Featuring Biracial and Multiracial Families

A few months ago, a parent approached me at the end of a workshop with a question. She wanted to […]

Aug 10, 2015     2 Comments
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Makerspaces for Kids

Makerspaces for Kids

At the Nashville Public Library, we are investing in great makerspaces for teens through Studio NPL.  As August is National Inventor’s Month, we encourage […]

Aug 3, 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.

Read about our Preschool Literacy Program

Elizabeth Atack, Program Coordinator
615.862.5773

GROW

Megan Godbey, Adult Literacy Coordinator/GROW facilitator
615.862.2264

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