Weekly Nibble: August 14, 2020

Classes for my graduate program begin on Monday! I am only enrolled in one class this semester, and it is fully online and asynchronous. I'm hoping I won't be too overwhelmed since it seems pretty flexible, but I'm getting nervous. My second undergrad degree finished in 2014, six years ago! How has it been that … Continue reading Weekly Nibble: August 14, 2020

Weekly Nibble: August 7, 2020

It's back to the old grind this week, and I wanted to share with you a really great service we've been offering our patrons for a few weeks now. Word is starting to get out about our professionally curated Book Bundles, which are bundles of several titles on a theme or topic selected per patron … Continue reading Weekly Nibble: August 7, 2020

Book Recommendations: Mythical Reads

“Myth is at the beginning of literature, and also at its end.” – Jorge Luis Borges Last month’s Book Scouts featured stories that are rooted in mythology, folklore, fables, and legends. The books listed here are targeted toward middle grade children, but can be enjoyed by readers and listeners of all ages. If you love … Continue reading Book Recommendations: Mythical Reads

Fairy Tale STEAM: A Digital Program Series That Encourages Problem Solving and Critical Thinking

Age Range: 5-12 yearsTime: One hour for three challenges with in-person groups; One hour per challenge at homeProgram Type: Registration; Series; Online When COVID-19 shattered our plans of in-person summer reading programming, we scrambled to retrofit many of our pre-planned programs to be viable online options. This saved us a lot of valuable time several … Continue reading Fairy Tale STEAM: A Digital Program Series That Encourages Problem Solving and Critical Thinking

Book Recommendations: Magical Reads

“I do believe something very magical can happen when you read a good book.” – J.K. Rowling We’ve all wished for and needed a little magic these past few months. My first Book Scouts of the summer, inspired by our “Imagine Your Story” Summer Reading Program, is a tribute to all things magical. The books … Continue reading Book Recommendations: Magical Reads