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2020 Winter Reading for Kids

Winter is almost here! That means lots of time for reading and good cheer! This year’s Winter Reading theme is Smitten with Books, and it is ramping up! Kids can sign up online or with an app to participate through Beanstack! Families may already have accounts from the previous Winter Reading, so no need to […]

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“Library President for a Day” Contest Winner Announced

After reading through around 50 entries, a committee consisting of Board Secretary Diane Olsen, Executive Director Susan Dove Lempke, Youth Services Librarian Mikey Orzechowski, Head of Public Relations and Marketing Sasha Vasilic, and Public Relations and Marketing Coordinator Robin Komie unanimously chose Nelson School 5th Grader Prisha Modi as the second-ever Library President for a […]

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Books + Recipes = A Winning Combination!

Hello Library Friends! Whenever I am doing a book discussion, whether it be with kids or adults I am always looking for something to really bring the book to life, whether that is a game, an artistic tie-in, or most deliciously, a recipe. If you can eat the same food a character in a book […]

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5 Ways to Infuse Montessori Education into Your Child’s Daily Life

August 31, 2020 marks Maria Montessori’s 150th birthday! Maria Montessori’s philosophy of education lives on today in Montessori schools and homes across the world. Today, thousands of educators, parents, and caregivers are remembering and celebrating Montessori’s commitment to advocating for the human rights of children. Celebrate with us by finding some new ways that you […]

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