Monthly Archives: December 2014

Library Links: NPR Article on Early Literacy

Lovely to get a shout-out from such a fantastic organization. Talk, Sing, Read, Write, Play: How Libraries Reach Kids Before They Can Read “Talk, sing, read, write and play. That is doable for every parent no matter how busy you … Continue reading

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Readers Advisory: Book Review, Redshirts by John Scalzi

 Ensign Andrew Dahl has just been assigned to the Universal Union Capital Ship Intrepid, flagship of the Universal Union since the year 2456. It’s a prestige posting, and Andrew is thrilled all the more to be assigned to the ship’s … Continue reading

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Readers Advisory: Book Review, “Shifting Shadows: Stories from the World of Mercy Thompson” by Patricia Briggs

Mercy Thompson’s world just got a whole lot bigger… A collection of all-new and previously published short stories featuring Mercy Thompson, “one of the best heroines in the urban fantasy genre today” (Fiction Vixen Book Reviews), and the characters she … Continue reading

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Babies in Bloom: Print Awareness

Babies from birth to 18 month (with caring adult) enjoy songs, action rhymes and playtime while building early literacy skills. A great way to get to know other families in your community! Today’s early literacy skill is Print Awareness. Program … Continue reading

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