Posts Tagged ‘Summer Reading’

How to choose books for kids…

Tuesday, May 24th, 2011

With Summer Reading quickly approaching it is time to stock up on some good reads for your kiddos! But there are SO many books out there, other than browsing, how do you pick a good one?

Wondering how to decipher Accelerated Reading levels? Looking for appropriate material for your child’s maturity level, interest level or reading ability? Want books without violence or profanity? Check out this Westerville Library explore  guide on how to choose books for kids for tips  and then check out some good reads for the pool, the car or the front porch swing!

For even more suggestions on how to get your kids reading and what to give them to read when they do, check out these resources!

How do you say post card in Italian?

Friday, May 6th, 2011

This year our Summer Reading Program theme is One World, Many Stories. What better way to explore other cultures than with a cultural exchange? The fun kidlit blog, Playing by the book is hosting a postcard swap for families around the world. How does it work? Easy! You agree to send 5 postcards with 5 book recommendations to 5 families around the world and in return you will receive 5 postcards with 5 book recommendations from around the world. Read the FAQ at playing by the book for all the details including how to sign up!