Here are links to some quality media resources for your family, including books, podcasts, apps, media and technology. Suggestions for additional resources are welcome and may be emailed to
Building a Home Library - Suggestions from the American Library Association & Children's Book Council for ages birth to 14. The Story Home - Podcasts of Classic Children's Literature, Streaming or Downloads. Anita Silvey's Book-A-Day Almanac - A children’s book expert reveals the fascinating stories behind children’s book classics and new books on their way to becoming classics.
Commonsense Media - Information and Reviews for Families About Media
Try a Library-Themed Birthday Party!
What's better than a good book?! For your child's next birthday party,
try a low-tech library-themed party idea. There are scads of such
ideas online; here is one of my favorites which originally ran in Family Fun Magazine a few years ago. While the printables from Family Fun Magazine
(now part of Disney) no longer seem available, the photos themselves
are inspiration for some easy do-it-yourself creations. (And I would
be happy to supply the invitation "pockets" from our rarely-needed