Autism Acceptance Month, A Reader’s Advisory from Youth Services

We have all heard about or know someone who is affected by autism, but what is it? According to the Autism Society "Autism is defined by a certain set of behaviors and is a “spectrum condition” that affects people differently and to varying degrees. It can impact a person’s social skills, communication, relationships, and self-regulation." 1 … Continue reading Autism Acceptance Month, A Reader’s Advisory from Youth Services

Funny Books for Kids – Part 2, a Reader’s Advisory from Youth Services

Are you back for some more giggles? Are you ready to laugh? As promised, here is part 2 of Funny books for kids featuring girls as the main character. Once again, they will be enjoyed by anyone needing a little humor in their life! Dory Fantasmagory by Abby Hanlon Dory Fantasmagory is a wonderful book … Continue reading Funny Books for Kids – Part 2, a Reader’s Advisory from Youth Services

Non-fiction November, a Reader’s Advisory

When my kids were younger, we would make many trips to the library to explore topics that the schools just didn’t have the time to fit in to their already overloaded curriculum. My kids would dive into books about science, history, poetry, computers, skateboarding, art, biographies, and so much more. More often than not, I would learn just as much they did.  At … Continue reading Non-fiction November, a Reader’s Advisory

Gold Medal Reading, an Olympic-themed Reader’s Advisory from the Youth Department

We are over halfway through the Tokyo Olympic Games and it has been an exciting ride. There are a lot of interesting stories about the games throughout the years. Did you know that St. Louis was the first U.S. city to host the Olympic games in 1904? Did you know that skateboarding is a brand … Continue reading Gold Medal Reading, an Olympic-themed Reader’s Advisory from the Youth Department

Read the RAINBOW, a Summer Reading Advisory from the Youth Services Department

There is still a month of SUMMER READING left at the library. Are you looking for something different for your child to read? Do you want to challenge your child to try something new? Why not READ THE RAINBOW?!? This month in the Children's Special Selections there are books for all ages with color words … Continue reading Read the RAINBOW, a Summer Reading Advisory from the Youth Services Department