Super Simple Activity for Space Themes

Super Simple Activity for Space Themes | LibraryAdventure.com

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 LiteraryHoots.com. The Library Adventure: Please give a brief description of your current position. Emily: I’m the […]

10 Ways Middle Schoolers Can Have Fun with Writing

10 Ways Middler Schoolers Can Have Fun with Writing

Whether your middle schooler struggles with writing or aspires to be a novelist, these 10 activities will help him have fun with words while improving his composition skills. Fan Letters Middle school tends to be the time when many kids – especially girls – begin to develop an interest in and admiration for celebrities. Help […]

5 Tips for Using Wordless Books with Kids with Special Needs

5 tips for using wordless picture books with kids with special needs, plus a few book recommendations and other resources! {LibraryAdventure.com}

I’ve long been an avid fan of picture books, but, honestly, it took me a while to become excited about wordless picture books. But, now that I see their numerous benefits (and how amazing they can be), I’m a dedicated fan of several phenomenal wordless masterpieces. My son with special needs loves to read. He really […]

Meet Shelley Harris, Children’s Librarian

Meet Shelley Harris - Children's Librarian

Each month, The Library Adventure interviews a library worker. This month, the spotlight is on Shelley Harris, a children’s librarian at Oak Park Public Library in Oak Park, Illinois. The Library Adventure: Please give a brief description of your current position. Shelley: I’m a children’s librarian, and I coordinate our Family Learning initiatives. This includes […]