On April 23, the Florida Association of Media in Education revealed this year’s titles for the Sunshine State Young Readers Award Program (SSYRA). The SSYRA is a statewide initiative to encourage students to read independently to improve reading fluency. Books picked for the... READ MORE
Knock knock. (Who’s there?)
Cows go. (Cows go who?)
NO! Cows go moo!
In case you haven’t figured it out, this week’s preschool theme is farm animals! So, let’s have some fun!
Start by asking your child a few questions. This lets you hear their... READ MORE
Reading. The most enriching activity an individual can perform – if you do not include cooking or frolicking through a field of freshly grown sunflowers. As a bibliophile, I find that my mind is constantly overcome with thoughts about how I can read more, despite my best... READ MORE
Hey all you cool cats and kittens, it’s Melissa at Orange County Library System. If you are like me, you’ve binged Netflix’s Tiger King: Murder, Mayhem and Madness while quarantined. After I finished the documentary, I was left with some questions, such as,If you cover... READ MORE
In February 2019, the Horror Writers Association, (a global group of horror writers and publishing professionals), announced its inaugural reading program, Summer Scares, to book lovers and libraries everywhere. The program, now in its second year, is designed to connect... READ MORE
Some of us intend to implement new, healthier habits while staying home, but there still aren’t enough hours in the day. Others have personally been affected by the pandemic, or the past month has led to feelings of loneliness, anxiety or depression.
Whatever your... READ MORE
Today we’re going to have some fun with bubbles! Don’t have any bubbles? No worries – we'll make some in the end!
Let’s start with some questions:Do you like blowing bubbles? Can you show me how you blow bubbles? Can you dance in the bubbles? What... READ MORE
I’ve repeated this refrain often over the past couple of months when friends and neighbors would ask about our reopening. We’ve been able to offer an impressive amount of services online during this time and it has... READ MORE
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