Mother Goose made an appearance at Lamond-Riggs Library on May 2 during the ever-popular toddler story time, which takes place every Wednesday at 10:30 a.m. Rhymes, like music, facilitate the development of a child’s phonological awareness. What better way to start developing reading readiness skills than with Mother Goose nursery rhymes?
Spring is here, and summer is right around the corner. Don't let your garden go untended this year. Try something new! Whether you'd like to plant chrysanthemums or cauliflower, we've got the books that will help keep your greens growing and your flowers blooming. Check out the "How does your garden grow" display at the Lamond-Riggs Branch for tons of materials to suit all of your gardening needs.
If you’re like me, the name, “Joseph Kony” has been swirling around your Facebook and Twitter feeds lately. Child soldiers, sexual exploitation, atrocities and murderous bands of rebels are all central themes of an ongoing media blitz aimed at raising the public awareness of past and present unrest in Central and East Africa.
Newspapers and cable TV programs are flooded with Iranian-themed stories of nuclear weapon proliferation, tyranny, assassinations, sabotage, democratic uprisings, insurgencies, human rights violations and repression. For a sense of the bigger picture, delve deeper with these titles from experts as well as the newsmakers themselves.
Interested in getting started with email? If so, join us Thursday, March 15th from 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. in Meeting Room #1 for an in-depth, hands on email tutorial. Attendees will learn how to create an email account, compose emails, navigate folders and send messages. In addition, attendees will learn tips and tricks for remembering passwords and keeping them safe.
The wall is decorated with alphabet crafts. So far it is covered from A-to-W as we emphasize Early Literacy Skills during our Wednesday morning story times. The Early Literacy Skill of Letter Knowledge is what makes up the “ABC - Awesome Books and Craft” program at Lamond-Riggs. As we approach the end of this series our board is almost full. There are only a few more weeks to go with X, Y, and Z.
Spread the word... every first Tuesday of the month throughout the school year at 5:30 p.m., visit the Lamond-Riggs Library for a new lecture series. The series, geared toward the interest of parents and caregivers, will include a share and tell on these topics: "Help Your Child Become a Reader"; "Read-Aloud Workshop"; "Destination Library = Fun for All"; "You and Your Curious Child"; and "Joys of Summer Reading." Come and contribute to our interesting discussions.