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Summer’s Hottest Reads: 3-6 year-olds

SHARED by: Katherine Grier, Librarian at York Avenue Preschool

For the older kids, we have a great selection of end of summer reads! Take a look, pick up a book, or 5 and get reading.

7 Ate 9 by Tara Lazar If your kids have mastered learning their numbers and the alphabet, then they should […]

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Tips for Reading with Toddlers: Part 1

Shared by: Katherine Grier,  Librarian at York Avenue Preschool

I had the pleasure of speaking to the moms in York Avenue Preschool‘s new Parenting Group last week about reading aloud to toddlers. We all agreed that reading with our children cuddled in our laps is one of our favorite bonding experiences. And although many of […]

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Back to School Book Reviews

SHARED by: Katherine Grier, Librarian at York Avenue Preschool Summer is over and the beginning of another exciting school year is upon us. Welcome back to all of our returning students and hello and welcome to our new families.  Library classes will be beginning soon and it is never too early to begin thinking about […]

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A chat with author Birgitta Sif

Where are you from originally? Where do you live now? I was born in Reykjavik, Iceland, and lived in and around Scandanavia and America while growing up and did my Masters degree in England. But for now I live in Sweden with my little family.

What did you do before you began writing and illustrating children’s […]

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For the Birds: Spring Book Reviews

SHARED by: Katherine Grier, Librarian at York Avenue Preschool

The first signs of Spring have begun to appear on our terrace.  Tulip and daffodil bulbs are peeking out of  their containers, but we still are eagerly awaiting the arrival of the first robin. In anticipation of the robin’s arrival we are reading two great picture […]

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