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1000 Books before Kindergarten!

Posted on Wednesday, January 29, 2014 by LosAltos_Library

You Read to Me, I'll Read to You I was reading an article from School Library Journal that talks about libraries nationwide offering a very exciting program. The main purpose is to encourage parents and caregivers to read-aloud 1,000 books with their children. ONE THOUSAND books seems to be a lot, but it really is not! If families read one book a day, children will have heard 1,826 stories before entering kindergarten. Not . . . more »

Get Your Inner Squirrel On

Posted on Tuesday, January 21, 2014 by LosAltos_Library

Feeling a bit frisky today? Can't remember where you hid that last nut? Have an uncontrollabe urge to run around like a crazy thing in the middle of the street? Well then, it must be because you just can't wait to celebrate Squirrel Appreciaton Day! Today, January 21st, is the day to celebrate our furry and frantic friends. Set out a special treat for them . . .