Books, Kids

Read*Share*Celebrate | Best Baby and Toddler Board Books

We are celebrating Picture Book Month! I would venture to guess that in most households with Littles, it’s Picture Book Month EVERY month! And that’s great because it’s no secret that reading to our young ones is beneficial in many ways. But once a year there is indeed an international recognition called Picture Book Month. Picture… Read More Read*Share*Celebrate | Best Baby and Toddler Board Books

Books, Fall

Books and Pets to Curl Up With This Fall | Reading Recommendations from #UpNoPa

As the leaves turn glorious colors and the temps get into the I-think-I-need-a-jacket-today range, we think it’s a safe bet that many of us are looking forward to “chillaxin’” days of being curled up with a furry pet and a good read. With that in mind, here are our picks for Books and Pets to… Read More Books and Pets to Curl Up With This Fall | Reading Recommendations from #UpNoPa

Books

Celebrating National Read a Book Day with a Girl Power Booklist

National Read a Book Day is coming on Wednesday, September 6th! Anyone who knows me well knows I like chocolate, naps, and BOOKS. And reptiles…but we won’t “go there.” It seems to creep people out 😉 As project manager for Multicultural Children’s Book Day and a life-long reader, my world is always filled with books… Read More Celebrating National Read a Book Day with a Girl Power Booklist

Back to School, Books

Back To School Books that will Help Your Kids Feel Braver

Summer is unfortunately winding down and the frenzy of back-to-school prep is in full swing. I would venture to guess that most parents view this time of year with mixed emotions. I am one of those parents. I love the slow freedom of summer and the chance to spontaneously pack up, hit the road and… Read More Back To School Books that will Help Your Kids Feel Braver

Books, Brainerd Lakes Area, Kids

Preventing The Summer Slide | Brainerd Public Library

Like most parents, I’m worried about the “summer slide” – when kids lose some of the progress they made at school. My kids are not avid readers, but this summer, I am trying to help them love reading like I do. This starts at the Public Library. For the past three months, we’ve gone to… Read More Preventing The Summer Slide | Brainerd Public Library