Chapter · Kids Books

5 Great Authors for Reluctant Readers: vol 1

With about a month and a half left of summer vacation for most kiddos I thought it was the opportune time to share 5 author suggestions for reluctant readers! 5 Great Authors for Reluctant Readers: Jon Scieszka: This man knows funny. He can write books from picture to chapter, but he can get kids hooked,… Continue reading 5 Great Authors for Reluctant Readers: vol 1

DIY & Craft · Kids Craft

Easy 4th of July Firework Craft

A shout out to one of my fabulous coworkers for finding and putting together a great firework craft for library kids today that is an easy and fantastic 4th of July craft! (The picture examples here are from a cute blog called “A Little Pinch of Perfect”) Easy 4th of July Firework Craft How-To Supplies: Cupcake… Continue reading Easy 4th of July Firework Craft

Library News · Uncategorized

Future of Youth Services: Keep Your Chin Up!

Lately public feedback about libraries have been very black and white. Patrons (or customers) either say that libraries are great and shouldn’t change or that libraries are dying out and to enjoy it while it lasts. The funny thing about either of those statements is that libraries are “information services” meaning that it’s a place… Continue reading Future of Youth Services: Keep Your Chin Up!