11 Science Books for Hands-On Summer Reading Fun

11 Science Books for Kids - Hands-On Summer Reading Fun at LibraryAdventure.com

Most summer reading programs this summer will feature a science theme, with a good chunk of them using Collaborative Summer Library Program‘s Fizz, Boom, Read. We have a Pinterest board to gather ideas and resources for this, be sure to check out our Fizz, Boom, Read board. Follow The Library Adventure’s board Fizz Boom Read […]

Opening & Closing Songs for Story Time!

Opening & Closing Songs for Story Time!

Opening and Closing or Hello and Goodbye songs are staples of Story Time! In addition to being fun they provide structure for your group. I usually keep my beginning and ending songs the same every week, but now and then it is fun to mix things up a bit! Looking for a new or different […]

Sir Kendrick and the Castle of Bel Lione (a Review)

Sir Kendrick and the Castle of Bel Lione: A Review | www.libraryadventure.com

Parents often look for books that will teach their children good characteristics, such as faithfulness, truth, and helping others. True, most of the parents are looking for these types of books for their toddlers and preschoolers, but your teen could learn just as much, maybe even more, reading books that teach character, as your little […]

Creating a Safer Internet for Kids

Creating a Safer Internet for Kids from LibraryAdventure.com

The mission of The Library Adventure is to bring tools and resources to readers, parents, and library workers. We strive to encourage reading for learning and for fun. We recognize that avid readers are usually created when influential adults take the time to encourage children in their reading skills and habits. Parents are hands-down the […]

Meet Sharon Chastain, Children’s Librarian


Welcome to the first post in The Library Adventure’s brand-new series of monthly interviews with library professionals. Today’s interviewee is Sharon Chastain, a Children’s Librarian at the Maple Valley Library in the King County Library System in Washington state. I have long admired Sharon’s energetic story time videos on her library system’s Tell Me a […]