Blogs: Kids

  • Early Literacy in Everday Places - On Public Transportation

    Early literacy can take place anywhere, anytime. There are a number of ways to make everyday activities fun learning experiences. Also, young children can get restless on public transportation. Whether you are in for a short or long ride, try one of these activities to make the trip more entertaining for everyone.
    Posted by: Nari Ferderer on Friday, December 12, 2014 - 9:00 AM | Comments: 0
  • Travel Companions - Celebrity Narrated Audiobooksaudiobooks

    Many of you may be traveling by plane, train or automobile during the holidays this month. Why not grab an audio book narrated by one of your favorite actors to make the ride a little more enjoyable. You can visit any of our branches to checkout the audio CD or download the audio book to your preferred device.
    Posted by: Nari Ferderer on Friday, December 5, 2014 - 9:00 AM | Comments: 2
  • You Won’t Believe Your Eyes: STEAMStacks Optical Illusions

    In November and December, look for this fun activity at your local SJPL branch. Recommended for children 8 and above,  the one-hour program involves making crafts that explore how  things like light, color, and patterns can play tricks on your eyes.  It’s a science and art project all rolled into one! Actually, it’s three projects. Make your own to take home:
    Posted by: Sarah Kishler on Sunday, November 16, 2014 - 6:57 PM | Comments: 0
  • Books by Youtubers

    Girl Online by Zoe Sugg
    Posted by: Enna Penglin on Saturday, November 15, 2014 - 1:00 PM | Comments: 1
  • Spooky Halloween Books for Grade School KidsBeware! cover

    It's October and readers of all ages are in the mood for spooky books to read. Here are some age-appropriate, Halloween-appropriate suggestions for school kids who are in the approximately third-to-sixth grade age range.
    Posted by: Sarah Kishler on Saturday, October 4, 2014 - 4:29 PM | Comments: 0