5 Tips for a Successful Trip to the Library with a Toddler

I love, love, love libraries!  Growing up in St. Louis, I had access to one of the highest ranking library systems in the country.  Fast forward a few years when I moved to a smaller community in Illinois and was shocked to discover that my community did not have a free public library!  I was able to join a neighboring community library for a fee which I did because I just can’t imagine my kids not being able to check out books at a library!

World Read Aloud Day

Read Aloud. Change the World.

Every year World Read Aloud Day calls global attention to the importance of reading aloud and sharing stories.

World Read Aloud Day is Thursday, February 16, 2017.

The ultimate children's book list

We all know that books are an essential part of childhood, but there are so many books out there that it you can often be overwhelmed with choice when trying to find what you or your child are looking for. With that in mind, I searched the internet and put together this enormous list of recommended children's books by category - there should be something here for everyone!  Hopefully it will help you find the perfect book when you need it.