Blogs: Kids

  • Early Literacy in Everyday Places - The Mall Part 2Early Literacy in Everyday Places

    Last month we discussed how to incorporate early literacy activities during your trip to the mall. This month we take it one step further.
    Posted by: Nari Ferderer on Friday, May 1, 2015 - 10:00 AM | Comments: 0
  • Early Literacy in Everyday Places: The Mall, Part Oneearly literacy in everyday places

    The mall has a wealth of early literacy potential. From the basic concepts of counting, shapes and sizes to more detailed concepts of basic arithmetic, spelling and reading. Don't forget that these books can count for your 1000 Books Before Kindergarten log.
    Posted by: Nari Ferderer on Friday, April 3, 2015 - 10:00 AM | Comments: 0
  • Historical Fiction for the family: The TudorsThe Tudors cover

    Fans of historical fiction novelist Hilary Mantel won't have to wait very long to see her award winning novels, Wolf Hall and Bring Up the Bodies on PBS as the BBC miniseries makes its way to the United States.
    Posted by: Nari Ferderer on Wednesday, April 1, 2015 - 10:00 AM | Comments: 0
  • Jump into Spring!Tulips

    “When the groundhog casts his shadow And the small birds sing And the pussywillows happen And the sun shines warm And when the peepers peep Then it is Spring” - Margaret Wise Brown Start the Spring season with a new batch of books on your next trip to the library. These refreshing reads will have you smelling the roses and enjoying the warmth of the sun, and possibly getting a little messy planting in the garden.
    Posted by: Nari Ferderer on Monday, March 23, 2015 - 10:00 AM | Comments: 0
  • Girls Who Code and Treehousebinary data

    More than 75% of girls show interest in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) careers; however, as of today, only about 0.3% of girls are pursuing a career in computer science. Without the necessary opportunities to be educated in such a heavily male-dominated field, girls are less likely to pursue career in STEM fields. However, Girls Who Code is an organization aiming to give these girls the opportunities to part of this amazing field and pursue careers in technology and engineering.
    Posted by: Enna Penglin on Saturday, March 21, 2015 - 3:20 PM | Comments: 0