Holiday Activities for Mr. Willowby’s Christmas Tree

Mr Willowby's Christmas Tree

“Mr. Willowby’s Christmas tree Came by special delivery. Full and fresh and glistening green – The biggest tree he had ever seen.” One of our family’s favorite holiday books as always been Mr. Willowby’s Christmas Tree. Even this year as my 12 year old was unpacking the holiday decorations he stopped and read the fun […]

Books for Boys (a Gift Guide)

Books for Boys (a Gift Guide)

Let me start with an admission: I don’t have any boys. For help in compiling this list, I asked my three girls what the boys in their classes liked to read and I checked out some library lists. I also remembered books I had previously bought for my friends’ sons and my own nephew. There […]

Books for Kids Who Don’t Sit Still (a Gift Guide)

Books for Kids Who Don't Sit Still (a Gift Guide)

I started reading to my babies the day they were born. My first son was always willing to have a cuddle and read a book. My second son was a different story! Once he learned to move on his own he had no interest whatsoever in sitting down to listen to a book. I had […]

7 Ways to Make Story Time More Fun for Everyone

StoryTime Behavior

I have a unique perspective of  Story Time behavior.  I run Story Times for my local library and I bring my 3 1/2 year old to my preschool programs. I have to say I haven’t seen a lot of these problems in my own Story Times…except from my own son!  Trust me when I say […]

Books for Adult Readers (A Gift Guide)

Books are always a great gift idea. I’ve compiled some of my favorites. I hope you like them! Merry Christmas to all of our Library Adventure Readers! Fun Fiction: The Ocean at the End of the Lane by Neil Gaiman: Neil Gaiman captures a world of wonder and mystery in this short novel. Many read […]