On the first day of Christmas, I’d really love to read the new book by Mr. John Green! Turtles all the Way Down, from the award-winning author of The Fault in our Stars, is a coming of age story with a twist: it’s told from the point of view of a girl who is living with mental illness and obsessive-compulsive disorder.
Nicole Bannick, Camrose Canadian Lifestyles Contributor
The geese have flown south, and days are cooler. The snow has begun to fall, and is sticking this time. Night comes earlier, and the Northern Lights are more easily seen in the sky. It will soon be the time of year that children and adults around the world have been waiting for: Winter holiday season!
The relationship between comic books and the spookiness we see at Halloween stretches back nearly to the dawn of the golden age of comic books in the late 1930s.
In the last 98 years, Camrose Public Library has grown to meet the needs of our ever-growing community, not just for information, but also for recreation, social engagement, and community connection. R. David Lankes, Director of the Library and Information Science Program at Syracuse University’s school of Information Studies said, “Bad libraries b
Library story times are the foundation and backbone of library programs for children.
Reading is a very subjective experience. We all choose genres based not only on interest, but on our ability to see ourselves reflected in the pages. It can at times be difficult for parents, educators, and caregivers to help children find books that they can engage with, especially if they are reluctant readers. One option that has become widely a
“Volunteering is the ultimate exercise in democracy. You vote in elections once a year, but when you volunteer, you vote every day about the kind of community you want to live in.” – Anonymous
Books and songs are powerful tools to promote bonding between parents and babies, and they contribute to healthy childhood development and early learning. Reading, talking, singing, and having conversations with newborns and young children are the best ways to build early language and literacy skills.
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