November is Native American Heritage month. Over 6 million Native Americans live in the United States representing more than 570 tribes or nations. This month is designed as a way to recognize the important contributions and celebrate the diverse cultures, traditions and histories of indigenous peoples, both past and present. Check out the books below and … Continue reading Celebrate Native American Heritage Month
We are headed for the end of 2019. Soon we will all be making our New Year's resolutions (well some of us will). Since we are so close, there is no better time than the present to feature some books that will help you get a head start on your 2020 goals. Remember- anytime is … Continue reading The End is Near…
It is that time of year again where ghosts and goblins come out to play and creepy things howl in the night. We have all kinds of books at the library that will terrify and scare you, but if you are looking for something “not so scary” to read this month, then check out the … Continue reading Not So Scary, Scary Stories For Kids
What is STEAM? STEAM is an educational approach to teaching Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Mathematics. Instead of teaching each subject separately, STEAM projects incorporate aspects of all five studies. The STEAM Clubs at the library are designed for children ages 9 and up. STEAM Club Science will meet at 4:30 on the second Monday … Continue reading New STEAM Clubs for Kids!
After such a snowy winter I know we are all ready for warm weather. When the seasons change I find it helpful to jot down some activities I don't want to miss doing. We are all so busy it is easy to let the change of weather pass us by without having found the joy … Continue reading Step Into Spring
Do you remember the Franklin Covey planners of the 1990s? How about the Dayrunner and Daytimer? In high school, I never left home without my Dayrunner! Like me, most of us are now in the habit of using our phone calendars to manage our time. Ironically with all the technological advances, paper planners are still … Continue reading Bullet Journaling
The Other Side Written by Jaqueline Woodson Illustrated by E.B. Lewis From the Publisher: Clover's mom says it isn't safe to cross the fence that segregates their African-American side of town from the white side where Annie lives. But the two girls strike up a friendship and get around the grown-ups' rules by sitting on … Continue reading Picture Book Recommendations for Black History Month