September 23 at 4:00 p.m.: BFF Craft Club for Kindergarten – 4th grade students
September 23 at 6:30 p.m.: Tuesday Tales preschool story program (2-5 yr. olds) with Miss Sierra
September 24 at 10:30 a.m.: Alphabet Soup preschool story program (3-5 yr. olds) with Miss January
Banned Books Week celebrates your right to read what you choose to read. What is your favorite banned book?
Tuesday Tales begins again on Tuesday September 2nd at 6:30 pm. Join Miss Sierra for stories and fun!
An important element of early literacy is reading aloud to small children. You cannot start too soon – even pre-verbal children love their books! There are several reasons why libraries make a priority of offering storytimes to preschool children.
- Reading stories aloud introduces children to literature
- It helps to stretch their attention spans and improves their listening skills and other social skills
- It expands their vocabulary
- It helps to reinforce the notion that there is a direct connection between the print on the page and the words being spoken
- It promotes the library as an enjoyable place where learning is fun
But the best reason of all is that a great story read aloud is a pure pleasure, both to the teller and to the listener. A story shared by an enthusiastic reader and enriched with bright pictures generates shivers of anticipation and delight in the listeners, introducing them to the magic of worlds to be discovered in books.
We have been focusing on refreshing our collection of business books. From books on mastering social media to building an entrepreneurial ecosystem in our city, our business community will find plenty of food for thought at the library! Download the Business Bibliography now.
Explore A Simple Taste for Reading, a book review blog by our own Sierra Klein. She writes thoughtfully on a wide variety of titles, and will introduce many of you to new authors. Always my favorite thing! “Like” her page on Facebook for regular updates!