Early Literacy Tips for June 2014

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Here are June’s Early Literacy Tips about playing: Playing games helps your child build comprehension skills early, even with the youngest of children. For example, give everything a name and take turns guessing. Say, “Where’s your nose?” and then, “Where’s more »

Ready to Read: Fun with Words & Letters

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Learning to read begins before children start school. Help your children develop early literacy skills now; this makes it easier for children to learn to read once they begin school. Parents are their child’s first and best teacher. This workshop more »

Family Night: Dr. Seuss Celebration

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Join us as we celebrate Theodor Geisel (Dr. Seuss) birthday at the Union Township Branch on Tuesday, March 4 at 6:45pm.  We will read stories, sing songs and do a fun craft that is all ‘Seussical”! This program is for more »

March into Reading: Early Literacy Event

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During March, our library is highlighting early literacy by offering family programs and workshops. Christine Wick, Library Director, explains why early literacy is vital, “Studies show that developing pre-literacy skills is vital to success in learning how to read. Developing more »

National Picture Book Month: 2013 Favorites

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In celebrating National Picture Book Month, I have to start with my favorite picture book so far for 2013, Lucky Ducklings by Eva Moore, illustrated by Nancy Carpenter. A new book that feels like a classic (especially in its homage more »

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