Blogs: Kids

  • Celebrating Women's HerStory MonthMarch is Women's History Month. Spread the Word.

    March is National Women's History Month, or Women's HerStory Month! Here are some wonderful books about bold women:
    Posted by: Jessica Novak on Thursday, March 19, 2015 - 5:10 PM | Comments: 0
  • The Birthday of Girl ScoutsGirl Scout handshake

    Today, March 12, commemorates the day in 1912 when Juliette Gordon Low officially registered the organization's first 18 girl members in Savannah, Georgia. Girl Scouting has a rich history, and the San José Public Library has a lot of information to help you learn about this fantastic organization.
    Posted by: Rebekah Davis on Thursday, March 12, 2015 - 9:00 AM | Comments: 0
  • Early Literacy in Everyday Spaces: The Garden Early Literacy in Everyday Places

    The Garden Early literacy can take place anywhere, anytime. There are a number of ways to make everyday activities fun learning experiences for you and your child. Why not start in your own yard? If you don't have a yard, try starting a small container garden on a balcony or windowsill.
    Posted by: Nari Ferderer on Friday, March 6, 2015 - 9:00 AM | Comments: 0
  • Happy Birthday Dr. Seuss!Dr. Seuss - Read Across America

    Today marks what would have been the 111th birthday of famed children's book author, Theodor Seuss Geisel. Dr. Seuss' birthday is usually what starts the national campaign; Read Across America Day. You can even print a personal certificate of achievement for your reading efforts today.
    Posted by: Nari Ferderer on Monday, March 2, 2015 - 1:00 PM | Comments: 0
  • Celebrate National Pancake Day (YUM)!National Pancake Day image

    Did you know that March 4 is National Pancake Day?  You can, of course, celebrate by visiting an IHOP restaurant and getting a free short stack of pancakes (details here) but I've also compiled a list of some great books that will help you celebrate this delicious holiday.
    Posted by: Rebekah Davis on Saturday, February 28, 2015 - 12:00 PM | Comments: 1