Library Visit Tips

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Last week on my Facebook, I received a request to write a special library post.  Elyse left this comment: I'd love for you to write a post on how you and the kids check things out at the library..for instance did you just pick up these on your own or did they choose them?  How many do they get to check out at a time?  How do you teach them the responsibility of library books?  I'm curious because I would like to take A to get her own card soon. :)  What a great idea Elyse, the library is one of our favorite places.  There are times when we visit the library once a week.  If we land really good books we stretch it out a bit, because no one Continue Reading

Mommy Fun Facts #4 ~ your library online

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#4 the library is your best friend Have you visited your local library lately?  Our library has a great website.  It stretches county wide and includes over 30 libraries.  When you know what your kids are excited about or what ideas you want to explore with them, you can search by subject or a specific title.  Once you find the books you’d like to borrow, you can put them on hold and within a couple of weeks they are ready to be checked out.  Our library’s website even emails a ready to be checked out alert!  As long as you return all of your books on time, it is a wonderful (FREE) way to expose your kids to a wide variety of Continue Reading