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The Dangers of Leveled Reading

Pre through Grade 4 Reading Level Chart By: Megan Stepniewski, Youth Associate

Don’t get me wrong! Leveled reading is a wonderful tool that has come into existence. For years, many kids have struggled to learn how to read just because educators did not know where a child was coming from in regards to phonetic and text awareness. Each child is so different in comprehension levels of phonics,

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The Great Outdoors

By: Christina Keasler, Middle School Librarian

Hopefully this doesn’t jinx anything, but I think the weather has finally turned a corner, and we have some good times outdoors ahead. Going outside and enjoying nature is a wonderful way to bond as a family, and it can be done on any budget. People, in general, are spending less time outside — so

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The Importance of Summer Reading

Summer Reading Loss Statistics By: Melissa Hilt, Youth Assistant Director

At the end of every year we visit the schools to talk about summer reading. We tell students how important it is to continue reading during the summer so they can keep up their reading skills they worked so hard this past school year to build and avoid something called the summer slide. This is

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Food for Thought

By: Amy Waters, School Liaison

When taken literally, Food for Thought can lead you to books that help you create food that nourishes your body and enables you to do your best thinking. Explore our nutrition section (J613.2) where you can find books like Striking a Healthy Balance by Kristin Petrie. If you want to learn more about where your

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  • Family Storytime
    When: Saturday, June 24, 2017 11:00 AM
    Where: Glen Ellyn Public Library at Youth Program Room

    Drop-in for books, music, storytelling and more.
  • Family Storytime
    When: Monday, June 26, 2017 10:30 AM
    Where: Glen Ellyn Public Library at Youth Program Room

    Drop-in for books, music, storytelling and more.
  • Ready, Set, Kindergarten
    When: Tuesday, June 27, 2017 9:30 AM
    Where: Glen Ellyn Public Library at Youth Program Room

    Enjoy activities, books, songs and movement games that help prepare children for kindergarten.

    For children entering Kindergarten in the Fall
  • Family Storytime
    When: Tuesday, June 27, 2017 10:30 AM
    Where: Glen Ellyn Public Library at Youth Program Room

    Drop-in for books, music, storytelling and more.
  • Family Storytime
    When: Tuesday, June 27, 2017 7:00 PM
    Where: Glen Ellyn Public Library at Youth Program Room

    Drop-in for books, music, storytelling and more.
  • Family Storytime
    When: Wednesday, June 28, 2017 10:30 AM
    Where: Glen Ellyn Public Library at Youth Program Room

    Drop-in for books, music, storytelling and more.
  • Family Storytime
    When: Wednesday, June 28, 2017 4:00 PM
    Where: Glen Ellyn Public Library at Youth Program Room

    Drop-in for books, music, storytelling and more.
  • Book Babies
    When: Thursday, June 29, 2017 9:30 AM
    Where: Glen Ellyn Public Library at Youth Program Room

    It’s never too early to start reading to your baby! This interactive program features stories, songs, bubbles and playtime. 

    Limited to first 20 children to request a nametag.
  • Family Storytime
    When: Thursday, June 29, 2017 10:30 AM
    Where: Glen Ellyn Public Library at Youth Program Room

    Drop-in for books, music, storytelling and more.
  • Family Storytime
    When: Saturday, July 01, 2017 11:00 AM
    Where: Glen Ellyn Public Library at Youth Program Room

    Drop-in for books, music, storytelling and more.