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Reading is Boring!

Is that a familiar cry at your place as summer vaults on and swimming, baseball and TV have more appeal for the relaxing mind? Here are some tips to keep Summer Reluctant Readers in top form for next fall! Check

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Every Child Ready to Read® @ your library® is a parent education initiative.

Traditionally, early literacy programs at libraries have focused on children. Storytimes and other programs might model strategies that parents can use to develop early literacy skills, but parent education is not typically the primary intent. The Public Library Association (PLA)

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Book Buddies Benefits Both Readers!

Pam Withers at keenreaders.org writes: “Here’s the best-kept secret about reading buddy programs: The teens who saunter into a room wary of reading to some restless youngster, typically end up gaining as much as their “little reading buddy.” They gain self-confidence, reading

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Why Read to My Baby?

You may wonder about the benefits of reading to your baby. An infant won’t understand everything you’re doing or why. But you wouldn’t wait until your child could understand what you were saying before you started speaking to him or

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