November is Picture Book Month! Go to Beanstack to find favorite picture books selected by SJPL librarians and get other reading recommendations for your child. Or bring your child to the library for a storytime or to look for YOUR favorites. Also, visit the Parents & Educators page on our website for tips on helping your child learn and grow.
Learn how to destroy a caramel apple from an SJPL staffer.
I recently spent a golden afternoon snapping crisp, juicy apples off the tree in my mother's backyard. It brought back autumn memories from my childhood: Halloweens spent in the same costumes until my brother and I outgrew them and homemade sweets collected from trick-or-treating in the neighborhood.
One house on the block made the best treats: homemade popcorn balls and caramel apples. The caramel apples were the best. Who knew that my favorite kind of candy would be fresh fruit on a stick?!
Graphic novels are a great way to get reluctant readers to pick up books. Finding graphic novels appropriate for kids can sometimes be challenging, however. This blog series is designed to help kids, parents, and caregivers find a variety of titles perfect for children in elementary and middle school.