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A "FitBit for Words": A Library Partnership for Early Literacy

When I first started library school and began learning more about early literacy and child development, I was particularly fascinated by the fact that 90% of brain capacity is developed in the first five years of life.* Recent research shows the… 1,154 more words

I wasn’t sure if I should share this news here but I’m bursting with excitement so here goes….I’m hopeful that there’s an exciting change on the 

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Early Learning

Postcards to Mousie Brown

After a Little Mousie Brown puppet became a staple in my storytime routine, I got an idea: What if she started receiving a postcard at every storytime? 811 more words


Early years a key focus of international literacy report

The International Literacy Association’s annual report on literacy around the world has revealed that the early years are the most important topic for 2018. 150 more words


Hello Readers and Lovers of Picture Books!

Since I have a newfound appreciation for book reviews, I’m on a mission to post one picture book review each month of a book I loved.  

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Baby Storytime starting Wednesday 1/10!

Don’t forget that Wednesday 1/10 at 10:30 a.m. we are beginning our limited engagement of “Love, Love Me Do” Storytime for 0-2.  There will be rhymes and rhythm, movement and music (and maybe just a little Beatles) as well as other merry-making.  Come join us!

Storytime Activities

Reading With Your Baby or Toddler

Something about this cold weather makes me want to curl up on the couch with a warm drink and a good book! That’s about the last thing I have time to do right now, but luckily I can curl up with Van and read him books, which is pretty nice too! 889 more words

Speech And Language Development