Category: Pro-Tips

Understanding Disabilities for Literacy Success

October is Learning Disabilities Awareness Month and while not everyone may identify as having a disability, the more people learn about disabilities the more understanding communities become for those who do.

Pro-Tip: Use Old Favorites to Uncover New Stories & Memories

Did you have a favorite book as a child? One that you remember reading over and over again? This may be the perfect story to revisit with your little one! Seeing you passionate about sharing a story or a favorite character is sure to pique the interest of your children.

Pro-Tip: Comic Books (& Graphic Novels) to the Rescue!

September celebrates a nontraditional (and often forgotten) reading source: comic books! With the resurgence of superheroes in movies and on TV, it may be inevitable that your little one takes an interest in the characters that live within these speech bubble-riddled panels.

Pro-Tip: Spice up Story Time with a New Character…You!

September 19th is 'Talk Like a Pirate Day' which got us thinking... What better way to bring new life to story time than by adding in some new voices to your story-time narration?

Pro-Tip: Unlock Their Dreams Through Reading

What does your child want to be when they grow up?

Pro-Tip: How To Celebrate International Literacy Day

Saturday, September 8th, is International Literacy Day. Celebrate with fellow book lovers around the world by enjoying a good book or reading activity together as a family!

Pro-Tip: 5 Ways to Practice Reading & Writing in Everything You Do

Because September is National Literacy Month, it is the perfect time to practice reading and writing in everything you do!

Pro-Tip: Let grandparents in on the reading fun!

#NationalSeniorCItizenDay is the perfect time to read with a loved one.

Pro-Tip: Best Practices for Daily Storytime this School Year

Your nightly reading routine doesn’t have to be a drag for you or your kiddos this school year. In fact, it can be the best part of your day! To keep your kids interested and engaged while you're reading, practice these quick tips during storytime:

Pro-Tip: Getting Your Kids Back-To-School Ready

From Pool Time to School Time: How To Make the Switch from Summer to School as Painless as Possible
With school right around the corner, it’s time to start thinking about trading in your pool floaties for pencils and the ice cream for apples.

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