Weekly Nibble: July 24, 2020

This image is the highlight and the heartbreak of this week. It was the first time I had seen my book club kids since early March. It was wonderful to bring them summer reading prizes, talk to them about books and everything they've been doing since we saw each other last, and see their excitement. … Continue reading Weekly Nibble: July 24, 2020

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

Outfit of the Month: December 2019

In my mind, December is not only linked with the holidays, family time, lights, and magic; for the past several years, it has meant Star Wars! And while opinions are highly varied on the franchise since Disney took the reigns (and while I will definitely agree with some of the negative criticisms), it is always … Continue reading Outfit of the Month: December 2019