This is a guest blog post by Melissa Santosa. What is Black History Month? Black History Month blossomed from the advocacy work done by Dr. Carter G. Woodson, an educator, historian, and author who wanted to document the contributions of African Americans to the United States. As a teacher, he saw that school curriculums excluded…
Have you ever wondered what different library staff do all day? Let’s meet Deputy County Librarian, Deb Sica, and find out!
Comic books (and their slightly more sophisticated cousin, the graphic novel) get a bad rap. It’s a common belief that stories told in pictures are for young children, who aren’t yet able to read. Once you’re ready to sound out C-A-T, we often start pushing readers to more and more text-heavy books, and we cast a suspicious eye on anything with pictures.
What exactly does it mean to set a child up for a life-long love of reading? When should you start, and what should you do? The good news is, being excited about reading is one of the best things you can do for your child. For everything else, we can help.
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