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Star Books: For Kids and Caregivers, From Librarians

The Lion and the Mouse

The Hennipen County in Library gives us not just a great list of picture books, but hints on how to share those books with your child. Try something new to keep reading time fresh and exciting. Here is one suggestion from the website:

Pinkney, Jerry. The Lion & the Mouse

Picking Up Holds After Aug. 30

Customers who have selected Central Library as their holds pickup location will have their holds automatically sent to the Librarium after Aug. 30.

Today, for existing holds not yet in transit or not ready for pickup, customers can change their pickup location to another library:

An Ultimate Resource

Ultimate Phonics logo

Phonics and spelling rules are not simple. But, learning to use Ultimate Phonics in our computer lab is simple. It's a perfect way for your eager learner to get extra practice. Try incorporating it into your weekly lesson as an easy phonics component.

Even if you think you or your learner are not computer savvy, you'll be using this computer program with confidence within an hour. Check out the website for more information- http://www.spencerlearning.com/

Free nonprofit books, webinars, and training in July's NRC Newsletter

The July issue of the Nonprofit Resource Center's monthly e-newsletter is now available. You can view an archived copy of the July newsletter, or view all back issues.

An Unlikely Read-Alike Pair by Laura Raphael

If you said you loved Zadie Smith’s funny, literary, character-driven novels, an easy read-alike recommendation to make would be E.M. Forster.

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