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Summer (Reading) in the City

June 20, 2017

Summer in the city - popsicles melting in the heat, subway rides to Coney Island, and sunny days with friends and family. And of course, reading books! For me, nothing beats taking some time in the sun to catch up …

critical literacy

Critical Literacy

December 5, 2016

As a part of our Project Work of examining societies around the globe, the 3rd Graders are exploring books about important people and events sometimes overlooked in society. Some of the texts we have read described the experiences of the …

Book Fair

Book Fair

November 15, 2016

The Book Fair is coming and you can help! This annual event, from Nov 29 – Dec 2, supports our libraries and helps fill your shelves with books. Get holiday shopping done with a fantastic selection from our librarian Karen and Greenlight …

Library Books Due

Library books due June 8

June 3, 2016

It’s that time of year again! All library books are due June 8. If you are unsure if you have books at home, you can get your book list from Karen at kgrenke@willnorth.org.   And if you’ve had a hankering …

read aloud

Family Read-Alouds for All Ages

April 20, 2016

Reading aloud with your child is fun and reaps many rewards for you and your family. Beyond building community, listening skills, vocabulary, memory, and language skills, children benefit from the comfort and security of having a loved one read aloud …

Books

Awards Season

February 2, 2016

History was made in Boston this January as the American Library Association awarded the annual Youth Media Awards. I was thrilled to be present for both the announcement of the Caldecott Medal to Sophie Blackall for Finding Winnie: The True …