Silly Voices

Have you ever read a book with an opera singer's voice? The next time you're reading, ask your child to pick one of these cards from ILove2Teach and read the book using that voice. The silly voices will get your child listening to the story in a way they haven't before, making it possible for […]

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DIY Glitter

Need to add a little sparkle to your child's day? This do-it-yourself glitter recipe from Sparkles and Sequins is spot on!

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Play with Your Books

Let's hear from Melissa, our Storytime Supervisor! When you come home with your library books, before you tuck away your book bag, take a little time to talk about your new finds and enjoy the beautiful covers! Take the picture books out of your bag and lay them face up on the floor or a […]

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Caught You!

May is Get Caught Reading Month! Find a good book, magazine, comic book or newspaper and find a nice quiet corner to read. Let your child "catch" you reading and ask if they'd like to join you. When children see you read, they'll want to read, too. Motivate your children to read by getting caught […]

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Wanted for Reading

Sheriff Betsy is here to help you catch tiny readers in your house! Create a wanted poster of your child to hang on their bedroom door or the refrigerator. Take a picture of your child reading their favorite book and add the photo into a word document or Publisher: WANTED:  A CHILD TO SHARE BOOKS […]

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Catch Me Reading If You Can

Betsy, an early literacy librarian, has a reading game your child will want to be caught playing. Here's a fun game to try: Give your child a flashlight and tell them they can stay up looking at books. The rules are: • The only light allowed is the flashlight. • They have to stay in […]

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Reading Caves

Get back to your roots with an idea found by Laurie Anne our early literacy trainer. Think back. Way back. No, even further, to Neanderthal and cave painting days. Make your own cave following the directions found here from Adventure in a Box. Be as creative as you feel like being.

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