Blogs: Kids

  • 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
  • 6 Books for the First Day of SchoolThe First Day of School cover

    Summer is ending and in its place will start a new school year. For many kids, this new school year will be their first school year. Children will be filled with questions, hesitation and excitement about what will be in store for them. Here are some great books to start the discussion on what types of experiences they'll encounter during the next few months.
    Posted by: Anonymous on Monday, July 28, 2014 - 11:39 AM | Comments: 0
  • Funny Books about Awkward BoysMelonhead cover

    Do you know someone who likes to read funny books about awkward boys? Here are some great titles for kids in grades 2-4:
    Posted by: Anonymous on Wednesday, October 2, 2013 - 1:12 PM | Comments: 0