By Bailey Keimig-Gehrke, Youth Services Drop Everything and Read Day is held every year on Beverly Cleary’s birthday, April 12, to celebrate the beloved author and encourage reading. The initiative encourages everyone to set aside all distractions for at least 30 minutes and read a […]
Looking for award-winning books for children and teens? Check out these local and national lists.
You are your child’s first teacher. Your home is where your child begins to learn. Help your child get ready to read by providing enriching activities. Reading is essential to school success. Learning to read starts before children begin kindergarten. Developing pre-reading skills is important to […]
Young children need a variety of skills to become successful readers. A panel of reading experts has determined that the following six early literacy skills become the building blocks for later reading and writing. Research indicates that children who enter school with more of these […]
The library is pleased to offer tours for groups interested in learning more about how to use the library and its resources. *Please Note: Tours may not be available due to COVID-19 restrictions. * The Youth Services Department conducts tours for day cares, schools, scout troops, […]
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