Children

Together with Día: Celebrate Your Community

Children’s Day/El día de los niños, also called Día (Diversity in Action), is an annual national event that is celebrated on or around April 30th that highlights the importance of literacy throughout all cultures and languages. Libraries and organizations around the country celebrate this day with a variety of events to showcase the beauty of diversity within their communities.

Beginning Reader books with color-coded labels for levels of difficulty

Making Easy Readers EASY

In the past, we haven't made finding the right book for your beginning reader an easy thing to do, have we? Well, we've changed that now!

Books with Headphones

Audiobooks are Great! Listen to One Today!

Audiobooks are a great way to make reading come alive for readers of all ages and at all levels. They can be particularly helpful, however, for children who need to sharpen their reading skills.

Girl counting on fingers

Reading Counts: Exposing Your Little One to Numbers through Books

Reading aloud to your young child is a great way to promote early literacy skills. But, did you know that it’s also an amazing opportunity to expose your little one to numbers and counting? In this article, we’ll talk about how children developmentally prepare to become mathematicians, and how you as a parent and/or caregiver can help facilitate their learning. One, two, three, let’s begin!

Your baby's brain is developing at a rapid pace! Now is the time to read.

3 Tips on Reading To Your Baby (and What Books to Read)

Research shows that up to 80% of a child's brain development takes place before age three, making the earliest years the most essential in regards to creating a lifelong reader and learner. Here are some facts about your baby's brain development and some suggested shared reading. 

logo for National Education Association's 20th annual Read Across America event

Read Across America

Reading to and with your child opens up a world of possibilities. In 1997, a small group at NEA (National Education Association) decided that reading should be celebrated, like a pep rally celebrates sports.  

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