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Families, Fantasy & Drag Queen Story Time

Posted on September 19, 2022 10:00 AM

Author: Isaac Maker and Betty Baker, local Drag Queen and star personality

Growing up, I loved fantasy books. Every night before bed, one of my parents would read me...

Kaitlin Murphy's Guest Blog

National Read a Book Day - The Benefits of Books on the Brain

Posted on September 05, 2022 09:00 AM

The Benefits of Books on the Brain

National Read a Book Day is celebrated on September 6th. It is a day where book lovers and casual readers alike have an excuse to ignore...

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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...

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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...

Kaitlin Murphy Blog Post

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...