Summer Reading Program Roundup!

Summer Reading Program Roundup! on LibraryAdventure.com

“More children participate in public library summer reading programs than play Little League baseball.” – American Library Association That amazes me and makes me so happy! As the summer winds down The Library Adventure would like to salute the many awesome Youth Services Librarians, Library Assistants, Volunteers, Parents, Grandparents and Caregivers who made summertime reading […]

Bring the Beach Home with Beach Books & Art

Bring the Beach Home with Beach Books & Art

Our family loves to spend time at the beach! We live in Florida which makes it easy to slip away to the beach often. Shelling and exploring the tide pools are our favorite activities. There are always so many interesting creatures to discover during an early morning walk on the beach. For those times when […]

15 Ways to Find 15 Minutes to Read

15 Ways to Find 15 Minutes to Read

I try to incorporate literacy tips at each of my Story Times. Recent research has emphasized the importance of reading to children for at least 15 minutes every day, but when I suggest this I usually see grown ups roll their eyes and hear groans and complaints about how hard it is to find 15 […]

8 More Awesome Science Books for Adults

8 More Science Books for Adults on LibraryAdventure.com

Most of the books in my last list of science books for adults were focused on science experiments. Today’s list does have some of those, but I’ve also included some others. Geek Mom: Projects, Tips, and Adventures for Moms and Their 21st-Century Families by Natania Barron, Kathy Ceceri, Corrina Lawson, and Jenny Williams – This […]

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 […]