Archive for Author: catez

Kids books for MLK Day

Check out these books about Martin Luther King Jr. Day and race in America.

Kids Resource Spotlight: hoopla

Hoopla is a free streaming service of always available popular materials. Plus hoopla’s Kids Mode means only family-friendly content will appear when you browse.

Kids’ Logic Kit

Getting stuck in rush hour has never been so much fun! This kit includes the all-consuming logic game, “Rush Hour,” along with two brain puzzle books.

Kids’ First Music Kit

It’s time for school so make some noise! ! This Kids’ First Music Kit is a great introduction to playing any instrument.

Reading Kids Pick: Nonfiction

Here are some terrific nonfiction titles recommended  by “Ravenous Readers” (gr. K-3) or “Literary Lunch” lovers (gr. 3-5). Be sure to check our calendar for our special books discussion for kids!

girl and dog reading

Reading Kids Pick: Easy Readers

What do new readers recommend to other kids? Here are some recommended easy readers to get your little learner started.

girl and dog reading

Wordless books for any age

Try “reading the pictures” in these detailed and intriguing wordless picture books. Reading Rockets says “sharing wordless books is a terrific way to build important literacy skills, including listening skills, vocabulary, comprehension and an increased awareness of how stories are structured.” Put one on hold today!

Kids’ Tangrams Kit

This ancient Chinese geometry game can keep you entertained for hours. (Yes, kids AND adults!) Check it out from our Kids’ Library of Things collection.