Shelf Talk Staff Blog
Strong Sense of Place: The Importance of Setting
Posted on August 22, 2022 10:00 AM
Setting is the place and time that writers use to create a believable world and is one of the most important elements of narrative. A well-developed setting, or strong sense of...
STEAM Through the Summer: Bridge the Gap, Don’t Take the Slide
Posted on August 08, 2022 10:00 AM
I thought I’d pick up where our wonderful Summer Student, Kate Murphy, left off in her blog, Not All Slides are Fun: Saying “No” to the Summer Slide, and share some amazing resources...
Not All Slides are Fun: Saying "No" to the Summer Slide
Posted on July 25, 2022 10:00 AM
Summer Slide, despite its name, is not as fun or enjoyable as a park or pool slide. It refers to the learning loss that happens during the summer months when children are not in...
My Love of True Crime
Posted on July 11, 2022 10:36 AM
I remember when I was just starting out on my books-are-my-life-blood destiny, the first one I actually “chose” to read was The Shining, but only when my Mom was nearby. I was...
Posted on June 27, 2022 10:00 AM
Even though Peterborough celebrates Pride in September, many people are looking to participate in Pride month and increase their engagement with LGBTQ+ content. Below is a mixed...