Books & Activities to Explore Snowflakes

Books & Activities for Exploring Snowflakes

Maybe it is because of the popularity of Frozen in our house or just the impending big winter that is forecasted for our area, but all things snow have been on my mind for a while now. Today I have a list of books for exploring snow and snowflakes, plus a list of crafts and […]

25 Questions to Spark Book Discussions with Young Readers

25 Questions to Spark Book Discussions With Young Readers

Talking with kids about what they read helps strengthen their communication skills and gives teachers, librarians, and parents an opportunity to assess reading comprehension. Here are 25 open-ended questions to get kids talking about books at the dinner table, in book groups, in class discussions, and anywhere else you want to chat about reading. What […]

Super Simple Activity for Space Themes

Super Simple Activity for Space Themes |

It’s time for another round of the Poppins Book Nook! The theme this time was Beyond Our Planet. This is actually a fun theme for us because we love studying space. My 3rd grader is currently studying space in science. The only trouble I had was finding a picture book for space! So we went […]

Meet Emily Andrus, Youth Librarian

Emily Andrus

Each month, The Library Adventure interviews a library worker. Joining us this month is Emily Andrus, Youth Librarian at Queen Creek Branch Library, in Queen Creek, Arizona, which is part of the Maricopa County Library District. She blogs at The Library Adventure: Please give a brief description of your current position. Emily: I’m the […]