American Girl Doll Club

Fans of American Girl Dolls – we’re starting a five-session club where we’ll make clothes and furniture, cook recipes related to the dolls’ stories and host a book club for Tenney, the new doll. Club members will get to read and keep a souvenir copy of “Tenney Shares the Stage.” You don’t have to have… Read more »

Book Your Summer

We’ve planned a summer reading program full of cool events and great prizes. The kick-off for “Book Your Summer” is Tuesday, June 5 at 1 p.m. We’re opening the summer-long series of programs with Snake Discovery. Families can meet a wildlife educator who’ll bring exotic reptiles, a turtle and several snakes, including a large boa… Read more »

1K Books Before K

Officially, kids learn to read in kindergarten. Unofficially, kids start learning how to be readers during their first weeks and months of life. That’s why educators recommend parents read not just to their preschoolers but to their toddlers and babies. The movement for early literacy has a campaign called “1,000 Books Before Kindergarten.” A number… Read more »