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January is National Braille Literacy Awareness Month

January is National Braille Literacy Awareness Month. Braille is a touchable language for people who can’t see to read. It uses a group of raised bumps to represent the letters of the alphabet. It was invented by Louis Braille, who was also blind, and was born on January 4th, 1809.

Great Picture Books of Great Songs to Sing!

Singing In the Rain! What a Wonderful World! Imagine! Moon River!  All these titles are wonderful songs from musical and cultural history -- in the movies, in jazz, in rock and roll and more. They are amazing picture books to share with your child. Read them or sing them or sing and...

Finding Books by Lexile

Sometimes a teacher will tell a student to read books at a certain Lexile reading level. Here's how to find books in your Lexile range.

It's Picture Book Month - Hooray!

Read * Share * Celebrate 

Celebrate 50 Years of Mr. Roger's Neighborhood

Mr. Roger's Neighborhood aired it's first ever show 50 years ago on September 21, 1967. This was the start of a wonderful story for generations of children. Google celebrates with a doodle.

Early Learning- Anytime is Writing Time!

“The Dot” by Peter Reynolds tells the story of Vashti, a little girl with no confidence in herself and her artwork. 

Talk, Read, Sing!!

Talking, reading, and singing together contributes vitally to building young brains.

Summer Reading Lists from Birth to 8th Grade from ALSC

ALSC, the Association for Library Services to Children, a division of the American Library Association, has the Summer Reading List for you.  Parents and kids, from birth through 8th grade will find a great suggestions for reading to take you everywhere!

Soar, Don't Slide!

Keep learning this summer.  Just a little helps a lot!

Early Learning: Books about Talking, Singing, Reading, Writing, and Playing Together

Looking for books that address early learning skills?  Our Children's Librarians have gathered together books that develop these skills. Take a look at our Early Learning page for booklists that help with talking, singing, reading, writing, and playing together.  Ask your local...

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