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National Stress Awareness Month

By: Alexa Moffat, Youth Associate

Are your children causing you stress? Mine are! I’m fresh off a three-month maternity leave with a newborn, three-nager, and geriatric dog, so I have a renewed sense of appreciation for stay-at-home parents. April is National Stress Awareness Month. Here are some creative tips to alleviate stress with the help of your little monsters: 1.

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New World, New Routine

By: Tom Malinowski, Middle School Librarian

What a difference a few weeks can make. Since many of us are at home for an extended period of time, especially students, consider these helpful strategies to combat cabin fever. Create a schedule that makes sense with fun Schoolwork is paramount. If you’re normally in class for 40-50 minutes, emulate that at home as

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Letter from a Librarian

By: Melissa Hilt, Community Engagement Librarian

Hi, Everybody! I sit at home writing this letter, missing all of you. While we are “social distancing,” it’s important to keep a routine, exercise, read, eat, and get outside. The coronavirus (COVID-19) has given us the perfect opportunity to talk with our kids about why washing hands with soap and water is so important.

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The Great Glen Ellyn Scavenger Hunt

By: Heather McCammond-Watts, Youth Department Director

We understand how much of a challenge this COVID-19 crisis is for families. We want you to know that we care about you and will try and support you with our remote library services. Check our social media for ideas on how to make learning from home fun, as well as some awesome ebooks and

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