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March Madness 2015 Winner

…ood to one another. “Tackling questions of survival, endurance and moral obligations during wartime, the book is as precise and artful and ingenious as the puzzle boxes the heroine’s locksmith father builds for her. Impressively, it is also a vastly entertaining feat of storytelling.” –New York Times Book Review “Enthrallingly told, beautifully written and so emotionally plangent that some passages bring tears, it is

Let’s Play! Workshops

…Let’s Play! is a four-week workshop for children 0-5 and their parents or caregivers. Let’s Play! teaches the benefits of interactive play. Each week an early childhood specialist will be available to answer questions parents may have about their child’s development. Families must attend all four sessions. To register, visit grpl.org/register….

Let’s Play! at Yankee Clipper

…Library’s Yankee Clipper Branch is holding Let’s Play! workshops this fall. Beginning in September, families with children 0-5 can attend this four week series. Each week an early childhood professional will be on hand to answer any questions parents may have on nutrition, physical development, speech development, or general child development. And kids will be invited  to simply come and PLAY! The workshops are…

Let’s Play! Workshops

…Let’s Play! is a four-week workshop for children 0-5 and their parents or caregivers. Let’s Play! teaches the benefits of interactive play. Each week an early childhood specialist will be available to answer questions parents may have about their child’s development. Families must attend all four sessions. To register, visit grpl.org/register….

Let’s Play! Workshops

…Let’s Play! is a four-week workshop for children 0-5 and their parents or caregivers. Let’s Play! teaches the benefits of interactive play. Each week an early childhood specialist will be available to answer questions parents may have about their child’s development. Families must attend all four sessions. To register, visit grpl.org/register….

Let’s Play at Madison

…actions among both parent and children. This was only the first day and parent and children were already fully engaging each other. Within minutes you could hear moms asking other moms about the ages of their children and sharing stories. Some of the children also immediately gravitated to each other. They were laughing, playing and sharing with each other. The biggest hits of the day by far was the rocking boat, dress up clothes and the legos….

Let’s Play!

…et’s Play! teaches the benefits of interactive play. Each week an early childhood specialist will be available to answer questions parents may have about their child’s development. Families must attend all four sessions. Sign up for a Let’s Play! Workshop at www.grpl.org/register. Tuesday, September 9, 16, 23, 30 6:30 pm Yankee Clipper Branch – 2025 Leonard NW Thursdays, October 9, 16, 23, 30 9:30 am West Side Branch – 713…

It’s All Hallows’read

…ere not enough book giving holidays in the world (can there ever be enough?).  In order to rectify this he wrote a blog post proposing that during the week of Halloween people should gift each other with scary reads.  Now this isn’t in lieu of giving out candy on Halloween (no one wants their house to be adorned with eggs and toilet paper), but adding a touch of the macabre to someone’s Halloween weekSince his post the holiday has

The Ocean at the End of the Lane

A week or so ago I had to attend my cousin’s wedding in the Upper Peninsula.  To save on gas I carpooled with my parents.  I found myself crammed in the backseat with the family dog and a pile of books to pass the time.  This was a familiar trip for me, so like the many family vacations to visit our Yooper relatives from my youth, only this time my siblings were driving separate and I didn’t spend it arguing over who had more…

Get in SYNC

…ed for free via Overdrive Media Console.  Titles will alternate over the summer and you’ll have seven days in which to download a book.  Below is the first two weeks schedule of titles and their dates, so don’t miss it! For more information also check out the SYNC website. May 30 to June 5, 2013 Of Poseidon by Anna Banks, read by Rebecca Gibel (AudioGO) The Tempest by William Shakespeare, read by full cast (AudioGO)…