News & Events for Children & Families

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    Track Your Summer Reading with Beanstack!

    Reading during the summer keeps skills sharp at any age. Beanstack helps encourage reading with challenges and virtual badges. Sign up today! It's free and easy! Read on...
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    Ed the Wizard: Virtual Alchemy Laboratory

    Magical Secrets are about to be shared in the Alchemy Laboratory of Ed the Wizard! Harry Potter meets real science in this online performance/workshop. Learn how to perform some magic, and some science related magic, with items you have at home. Read on...
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    Read to a Dog Online!

    Our Read to a Dog program has gone virtual! Reading to trained therapy dogs helps develop literacy skills and builds confidence and self-esteem in a supportive environment. Read on...
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    Our storytimes have gone digital!

    Our storytimes have gone virtual! We're creating new storytime videos Tuesdays through Thursdays. Sign up and we'll email you new storytime links each week! Read on...
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    Children's Book Groups

    Our book groups have gone virtual! The children's department offers a monthly parent/child book group for children in grades 2 & 3; and a book group for children in grades 4 & 5. New members are always welcome to join us for snacks and lively discussion! See what we are reading this month!
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    Tumblebooks: eBooks for Kids!

    TumbleBooks is a collection of animated talking picture books, read-alongs, ebooks, quizzes, lesson plans, and educational games used by thousands of schools and libraries in over 100 countries across the world! Read on...
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