Tag: reading

My Kid Can Read! Now What?

For ideas beyond this short list of my students' favorites, be sure to check in with your child's own school library teacher, or any of the youth librarians at your local public library.

10 Ways to Get Your Family Reading

Research has shown that the best way to keep kids interested in reading is to just let them choose what they're interested in. 

My 5 Most Memorable Books of The Last Year

As we enter a new year, I wanted to share my list of the 5 most memorable books from the past year with you and why I chose them.

5 Winter Reads for your Tween

These 5 winter reads should ramp up your children's imaginations, get them excited about the cold and the snow, and help them appreciate central heating. 

This Mom’s Picks: Graphic Novels for Kids

Rather than trying to figure out the “true” definition of a graphic novel, just know this format is yet another opportunity for reading.
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Why and How I Make Time to Read in This Busy...

I've loved reading for as long as I can remember.  As a child, and especially as an adult - reading has been my favorite hobby.  

Little Road Trip on the Prairie: Your Guide to Laura Ingalls...

Even if you didn’t grow up reading Laura Ingalls Wilder’s books, here’s how to introduce your kids to this historical “celebrity” who grew up in our region.

How To Fight Against “Mom Brain”

"I used to be a smart person! Now all it seems I know how to do is zip up zippers and tie shoes!" Here are five ways to fight against "Mom Brain."

Back to School at Rochester Public Library

It's time to go back to school, and staff in Youth Services at Rochester Public Library are getting ready for another season of youth events at the library.

A Journey Into the Magical World of Harry Potter

I am a Harry Potter diehard fan! I'll never forget the moment I cracked open the first book and delved into the magical world of wizards and muggles.