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Back to School!

Whether your kiddo is starting school for the very first time or returning after summer vacation, these picture books are a fun way to get youngsters ready for the upcoming school year. 186 more words

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Seussical at the Muny

A St. Louis summer is not complete without a trip to the Muny in Forest Park. We certainly had a great time last week seeing… 115 more words

Early Elementary

Bouncing off the Walls

“My child is bouncing off the walls and you want me to do what?”

Sometimes we as occupational therapists have to start our conversations with the families of our clients with “I know this is going to sound crazy, but I’ve seen it work for your child.” The natural instinct when we see a child running and quite literally bouncing off the walls (and the couch, and the bed, and his brother), is to try and calm him down by getting him to stop moving. 302 more words

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Butterflies at your Library

Schlafly branch’s resident caterpillars turned into chrysalises recently. Soon, they’ll become butterflies! During Schlafly’s butterfly program (August 5th 3:30-4:30pm), kids will watch a video created using 3D scanning technology that shows how a caterpillar developments inside its chrysalis and view a video about the life cycle of a butterfly and butterfly farming. 7 more words

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There are Dogs in the Library!

The dogs in Central Children’s Library are eleven-year-old Sander and his little sister, nine-year-old Aria. The two are trained and certified Therapy Dogs and their owner Melanie Fries is a St. 197 more words

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Wacky Wednesday Lego Challenge at Julia Davis

This summer on the second Wednesday of each month, young patrons at Julia Davis Branch have been having fun with Legos. Each time we play we have a different challenge. 186 more words

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I Scream, You Scream, We All Scream…

In 1984, President Ronald Reagan designated July as National Ice Cream Month and the third Sunday of the month as National Ice Cream Day. What better way to celebrate than by cooling off inside your favorite library branch and reading about this cool treat? 498 more words

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