Fun Summer Reads For All Ages

As a parent, you don’t want your kids to be bored over summer break. You also don’t want their boredom to lead to reading loss, which can happen when your child does not read for a few months. To help encourage your kids to read over their vacation, I’ve compiled a list of fun summer

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Valentine’s Day Books

Our 14 Favorite Valentine’s Day Books

Roses are red, violets are blue, these Valentine's day books are great, so we’re sharing them with you! Valentine’s Day is around the corner, so why not celebrate by cuddling up with your kids and reading a sweet story that will teach them about love and kindness? These are 14 of our favorite books you

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Tween's Privacy and Safety

Dear Diary: Balancing Your Tween’s Privacy and Safety

Somewhere between elementary and middle school, your tween will stop talking to you. One day she might have been giving you every last detail of the latest gossip at school, and the next day she completely shut down, giving only single-word responses to your questions. It is frustrating as a parent, but this is normal

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Favorite Toddler Books

18 of Our Favorite Toddler Books!

Your 2 or 3-year-old toddler will now begin to show interest in story lines and characters, rather than just drooling and eating their board books. Reading at this age is more of a bonding experience for you and your little one rather than a lesson in phonics and grammar, so have fun with it and

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Baby to the Love of Reading

Introduce Your Baby to the Love of Reading with These Books

Psychology Today reports that “reading to babies as young as six months of age leads to stronger vocabularies and better early literacy skills four years later, just as the children are getting ready to go to school.” So, there is no time to wait to instill a love of learning, a growing vocabulary and engaging

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Big Read Alachua County

Get Ready For the NEA Big Read Alachua County

The Alachua County Library District and the Florida Museum of Natural History have teamed up to bring the National Endowment of the Arts Big Read Alachua County. This will be a series of free events that highlight females in science and strengthen our community! "The NEA Big Read is a program designed to broaden understanding

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