52 Science-Themed Literacy Activities for Kids {with Printable Deck of Cards}

52 Science-Themed Literacy Activities for Kids on LibraryAdventure.com

This summer, libraries across the country are celebrating science with the 2014 Collaborative Summer Library Program’s, Fizz, Boom, Read! Today, I’m sharing a printable deck of cards featuring 52 different science-themed literacy activities that will go along with this theme. Read the list of activities, then scroll down to view and print the cards for […]

Science Books for Adults – Summer Reading Fun

Science Books for Adults! - a summer reading book list from LibraryAdventure.com

Why should kids get to have all the science summer fun? As I was searching out some cool science books for kids last month, I came across a recommendation for a book targeted at dads and BOOM, a post was born. Here is a selection of science books for adults that I found at my […]

Press Here by Herve Tullet (A Review)

Press Here (A Review) on LibraryAdventure.com

Do you have have a time when you pick up a book that looks pretty cool and it becomes a family favorite? We experienced that with the book Press Here by Herve Tullet. What makes Press Here so special is it’s simplicity. The book is full of dots. Red, yellow, and blue. Each page you […]

Greek Mythology Books for Middle School

Greek #Mythology for Middle Schoolers | library adventure.com

My daughter – fifth grade – is currently enamored with Greek Mythology. She and her best buddy talk about it all the time. Every trip to the library results in a new stack of books about Greek gods and goddesses. This spring, I attended two homeschool conventions. I was under orders to search out new […]

Meet Jennifer Wharton, Youth Services Librarian

An Interview with Youth Services Librarian, Jennifer Wharton

Welcome back to The Library Adventure’s series of monthly interviews with library professionals. This month, our interviewee is Jennifer Wharton. Jennifer is Youth Services Librarian at the Matheson Memorial Library in Elkhorn, Wisconsin and writer of  the Jean Little Library blog. I asked Jennifer about her library, its patrons, and her path to librarianship. Here […]