Tag Archives: Children

Avoid Summer Sliding in French

We know about the Summer Slide and have some ideas of tips to avoid it. (Plus, I’ll be sharing even more tips over the course of the summer.) But one particular challenge can be keeping up French literacy skills for children in immersion or French as a Second Language programs. Children who study in French risk losing their basic linguistic skills as well as literacy since they may not even be...
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Library Live Children’s Club 16th Tournament

Today twenty players ages 5 – 17 participated in the 16th Children’s Chess Tournament at Central library.  An additional audience of 45 supporters and on lookers also enjoyed this tournament.  Please join us at one or all of our next club meeting Saturday, March 21, 1-4 p.m., Saturday, April 18, 1-4 p.m. and May 2, 16, and 30. 1-4 p.m.  Kids are taught by Teen Volunteers under staff supervision.  FOR CHILDREN...
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Special Saturday Crafternoon!

I’m more excited than usual — and that’s saying something — for this Saturday’s Crafternoon. I found an awesome craft on the site My Activity Maker that I’m super excited to share with all of you. We’ll be bringing in one of my favourite books, Robert Munsch’s  the Paper Bag Princess, and bringing it to life with one of most appropriate paper bag puppets of all time! What a fun way to celebrate an...
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Can’t Wait for Seuss!

As you may have heard, a previously unpublished Dr. Seuss Book, What Pet Should I Get?, will be coming out this July. If you like children’s literature half as much as I do you can hardly wait! The book was discovered by Seuss’ widow, Audrey Geisel, in 2013 and, as at least one article suggested, the title sounds a bit like a buzzfeed article. The book features familiar some Seussian characters,...
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