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Monday, July 28, 2014

For a "Love of Books"

Today in what would have been Jackie Kennedy's
85th birthday, we think her words ring as true as they did
during the 1960's when she was raising two young children.  


Mrs. Kennedy's White House Tour
February 14, 1962

Sharper, Higher, Etc


Sunday, July 20, 2014

List: Early Chapter Books


Know a child who's transitioning from reading shorter 
stories to more involved material?  Yes, it's that time......  

Sounds like this youngster
is ready for Chapter Books. 

See the link (above) for lists of material
that "fit" the youngster who has moved
beyond "easy readers" but are not really
ready to start middle grade novels.   

Wednesday, July 16, 2014

Paws to Read Party on July 17th




The summer "wraps up" with a bit of fun
and drawings for some lucky readers
who will win tickets to Holiday World!  

It will all take place at "Paws to Read."
This seven week program has been hosted all summer
by the folks at The Lawrence Public Library District.  
 
Be there:  Lawrence Public Library on Thursday, July 17th.  
Oh, cookies to share & some lucky folks:  2:00 to 3:00 P.M. 



814 12th Street
Lawrenceville, Illinois 62439
(618) 943-3016

Saturday, July 12, 2014

Grow Enthusiastic Readers



Nurture a love of reading in kids?

It's a team effort & a
worthwhile adventure that lies ahead...... 

We can develop authentic readers. Try
Megan & Holly's suggestions in the link above.

Tuesday, July 8, 2014

Paws to Read Fun on July 10th



"The Elsenpeter Marionettes" are coming to the 2014 Summer
Reading Program "Paws to Read" for week seven.
Don't miss the presentation of Beauty and the Beast!
It's brought to us by the folks at
The Lawrence Public Library District.  
 




Puppeteer Richard Elsenpeter is
a fourth generation master at his craft.  
Be there:  Lawrence Public Library on Thursday, July 10th.
The puppet show is from 2:00 to 3:00 P.M. 

 


814 12th Street
Lawrenceville, Illinois 62439
(618) 943-3016










Sunday, July 6, 2014

Discover Fact Monster



Get Facts on Thousands of
Subjects Using Fact Monster
 
This site was designed with youngsters in mind,
from upper elementary through middle school or Jr. High.

Kids can easily read and understand the information presented.







Wednesday, July 2, 2014

Paws to Read Fun on July 3rd


"Juggling Jeff" is coming to the 2014 Summer
Reading Program "Paws to Read" for week six!
It's brought to us by the folks at
The Lawrence Public Library District.  
 
 
Be there:  Lawrence Public Library on Thursday, July 3rd.
The program is from 2:00 to 3:00 P.M.  



814 12th Street
Lawrenceville, Illinois 62439
(618) 943-3016




Tuesday, July 1, 2014

Ever Heard "I'm Bored?"



School has been out for a while.....

Are kids "stewing," claiming
to anyone who'll listen 
that they're bored? 


Check out some ideas for
what youngsters can do with some
of their unstructured time, 
thanks to  Highlights!