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7 Really Good Reasons to Read to Your Baby and Toddler

Posted 7 months ago by April S

Posted in Children and Parenting | Tagged with babies, books for children, child development, early literacy, picture books, reading and toddlers

Reading to your baby from the start will lead to positive long-term benefits including cognitive, language and social skills. This post includes helpful tips and resources for parents, teachers and caregivers of young children.

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Babies vs Babytime

Posted about 1 year ago by Heidi Y.

Posted in Arts, Crafts and Hobbies, Children and Parenting, eBooks and Audiobooks and Education | Tagged with babies, baby storytime, brain -- growth, child development, cognition in children, early childhood, early literacy, infants, reading readiness, ready to read, storytelling, toddlers and words

Babies are wonderful, beautiful and thoroughly amazing human beings. Baby storytime gives babies and their caregivers the chance of developing early literacy skills together at the library.

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Storytelling and Our Communities: Part I: Autism

Posted about 1 year ago by Heidi Y.

Posted in Children and Parenting, eBooks and Audiobooks, Education and Research and Resources | Tagged with Autism in Children, autistic, child development, early literacy and storytelling

Storytelling is the way I connect with other human beings, every day. One of the most worthwhile audiences to engage and connect with are children with Autism.

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Back to School Book Lists

Posted over 3 years ago by Katie M

Posted in Children and Parenting, eBooks and Audiobooks and Education | Tagged with adolescence, bullying in schools, child development, early childhood education, Kindergarten, making friends, middle school, parent participation, Preschool, psychology, school buses and teenagers

Is your child experiencing the back to school jitters? Check out our list of books to help kids deal with everything from riding the bus for the first time to making new friends at school!

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