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29 Aug Become a Volunteer Tutor

If you love to read and find it hard to imagine life without being able to read, maybe you’d like to become a volunteer tutor to help someone else to read better or increase other literacy skills. READ La Porte County, Inc., a United Way...

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19 Dec Christmas Around the World

One of my favorite holiday traditions is to visit the Christmas Around the World exhibit at the Museum of Science and Industry in Chicago. The exhibit evolved from one tree in 1942 to more than 50 decorated trees and displays depicting holiday traditions from across...

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08 Nov New Media Recommendations for Children

This month the American Academy of Pediatrics released their updated media recommendations for children. The new recommendations are more practical. The revised recommendations help parents manage screen time with their own family's schedule. Jenny Radesky, coauthor of one of the new policy statements, says, "We want them to focus...

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26 May Gearing Up For A June Family Roadtrip? Here Are My Audiobook Recommendations

Escape Boredom and Stop Fights Between Siblings Check out my audiobook recommendations: Junie B. Jones collection How to Train Your Dragon Series The Bad Beginning by Lemony Snicket. Bud, Not Buddy by Christopher Paul Curtis The Golden Compass by Philip Pullman Chronicles of Narnia Series Peter and the Starcatchers Series The 39 Clues Series Roald Dahl' s Charlie...

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24 May We are Open at 1020 Linconlway

We are ahead of schedule!  We have been working hard to get our temporary location up and running and we are ready to go. Come and see us at 1020 Lincolnway where we have a small collection of books, CDs, DVDs and audiobooks, magazines and...

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22 Feb Seuss’s Uses

                       CAN You Read with Your Eyes Shut? SHOULD you Hop on Pop? And could YOU create a whole rhyming book about either of those concepts? Dr. Seuss did! Dr. Seuss was a learning innovator! His books were a new kind of book,...

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