How to Make Holiday Decorations With Books #Craft

If you’re of the crafting persuasion, then you've probably already started planning (if not doing) your Christmas projects and if you’re like me, books...

Reading and Writing Skills Your Kindergartener Needs

Is your child about to head to kindergarten? Kindergarten will be a fun year filled with learning for your child. Your kindergartener will learn...

Reading and Writing Skills Every 1st Grader Needs  #BacktoSchool

Reading and writing are essential for your first grader. Your child was taught the basics back in kindergarten, but now that first grade is...

6 Literary Road Trips Across America

An American highway is a wondrous place, and it’s not hard to understand the infatuation with the open road. Perhaps it gives us a...

The 16 Creepiest Fairy Tales To Avoid Sharing With The Kids

“Fairy Tales” evoke thoughts of gentle stories with pretty princesses, handsome princes, and plenty of fluffy bunnies. But this isn't always true. The sanitized Disney...

Famous #Mothers In Art And Literature

What moms do you admire? With Mother’s Day around the corner, there’s no better time to think about the impact that strong women have had...

Shakespearean Insults for Every Occassion

In the literary world, April 23rd is an important day. This date marks the anniversary of Shakespeare’s birth and death, and it is also...

A Bibliophiles Dream – “Remarkable Books” From @DKCanada

If you were asked to put together a list of remarkable books, where would you begin? Personally, I would start by trying to quantify...

Creating A Family Library That Will Be Used For More Than Storage

As my regular readers will know we are a family of book lovers. There’s something wonderful about everyone under one roof sharing a love...

Reading Tips for First Graders this Winter Break

Is your child just getting settled into first grade after a great year in kindergarten?  Check out these winters break reading tips for parents...

Library Science 101 #Inforgraphic

Many thanks to the  USC’s Online Master of Library Management Program for permission to share their excellent infographic