Distancing rules making the Reading Buddies program impossible this year, here’s an alternative for your young readers! Continue reading Read to a Dog on Zoom to boost confidence in children 7 to 11 years old
My name is Karen Griffith and I am back to talk about the latest database that I have discovered at our library, called PressReader. Because I do not usually read magazines and or newspapers, except for the Montreal Gazette on occasion, I … Continue reading Karen Talks About PressReader
This summer, the Pointe-Claire Public Library is offering a simplified version of the Summer Reading Club for 0 to 11 year olds and their families. You can register your child(ren) starting Monday, June 15 at 9 a.m. by LUDIK or leave us a … Continue reading Summer Reading Club for Kids: We are Adapting.
Read The Ickabog and take part in the illustration competition. It’s free. Please read the illustration competition rules and enter for the chance to have your child’s artwork published in the new book by J.K. Rowling! Continue reading J.K.Rowling Releases New Children Book Online : The Ickabog
The Canadian Children’s Book Centre offers an excellent variety of resources for parents. Click the image below to access. Continue reading Read Canadian at Home: Resources for Parents
Harry Potter at Home With her readers confined due to COVID-19, J.K. Rowling has launched a new online service: “Harry Potter at Home.” On the digital hub, … Continue reading Are There any Harry Potter Fans Confined?
School’s out. Brain on. Well, hello summer! For many kids, that might mean ice cream cones, beach days, playing outside, exploring, bike riding, or relaxing. With warm weather, endless imagination, and potential adventures, school might seem like a distant memory. … Continue reading How to Beat Summer Brain Drain
“Comics are a gateway drug to literacy.” –Art Spiegelman, Pulitzer Prize-winning author of Maus and TOON Books Series Advisor Kids LOVE comics. The details in the pictures make them want to read the words. Comics beg for repeated readings and let both emerging and … Continue reading How to Read Comics with Kids