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Physical activity is important for the health and well-being of children.  Not only does staying active help children keep fit, but it helps children form active habits!

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When is the last time you talked to a children’s librarian? If it’s been a while, this is a great time to strike up a conversation. You’ll be surprised at the innovative activities, programs, and services children’s librarians offer young children, and families.

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Young children learn to think in new ways when they imagine, guess, describe, and wonder. Engage your child's curiosity with these books. 

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As children listen to poetry, they hear rhythms, sounds, and language patterns important for literacy development. 

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When you read with your child, you cozy up with him and a good book because it’s fun. The time spent together is irreplaceable.

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Each young child is unique, with a wide range of interests and abilities. The characters in these stories are a little bit different, but all find ways to stay true to themselves.

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There are many ways to enjoy reading with your child. Here are a few ways to make reading a fun part of your everyday life.

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Sharing a joke is a great way to strengthen family ties. These books and activities will have you and your child laughing together in no time.

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We all know that it’s good to read to our babies.  But what exactly are they learning? Here are just some of the things your baby can learn as you read together.

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Cooking offers a wonderful way to bring what we learn from books into our daily life.  While cooking we build relationships, engage the senses and develop literacy skills. 

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