23 05, 2019

Read Without Boundaries Summer Edition

By |May 23rd, 2019|

We are almost halfway through Vol. 2 of our popular reading program, Read Without Boundaries! We have explored themes such as mental health, women in history, Illinois history, and LGBTQ stories. If tackling a year-long reading challenge seems too daunting, our Read Without Boundaries Summer Edition is a great opportunity

27 12, 2018

Read Without Boundaries Vol. 2!

By |December 27th, 2018|

Read Without Boundaries is returning in 2019 with Volume 2! In 2018 we kicked off a new adult reading program, Read Without Boundaries, designed to challenge readers to read outside their comfort zones. Each month featured a different theme, encouraging readers to try new authors, genres and topics. Our

1 11, 2016

Read, Write, Play, Sing & Talk @ the Library

By |November 1st, 2016|

The five early literacy practices get your child ready to read, are easy, fun, and can be done right in our Preschool Pavilion! Our Picture Book Notebook has booklists by subject matter. Read: This one is kind of a no-brainer, since you’re surrounded by books! Check out the Picture

20 10, 2015

Building Literacy: The 5 Practices (Part 2 of 3)

By |October 20th, 2015|

A few months ago, I wrote about the building blocks of literacy:  five practices that will help get your child ready to read! These practices couldn’t be easier or more fun:  you just read, write, sing, play and talk with your child. In this post, we’ll look at the verbal

29 10, 2014

Read of the Week: Cloud Atlas

By |October 29th, 2014|

I’ve never read anything quite like it. – Michael Chabon The above quote, in regards to David Mitchell’s epic saga Cloud Atlas, is really the best way to sum it up. It is a journey that is nothing like anything else you will ever read -- the story crosses time

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