Juanita E. Thornton / Shepherd Park Library

Presented by the National Children's Museum

Published on Monday, November 9, 2009

The National Children’s Museum is offering a free parent/child workshop at Shepherd Park Library.  The workshop if based on their book Family Literacy Projects on a Budget. The workshop will be held from 6-8:30 pm on Wednesday December 16th.  Museum staff will present reading activities and ideas for complementary creative art projects using recycled materials. The National Children's Museum will provide materials for the projects.  It is open to everyone in the community and appropriate for all ages. 

Please call Anina or Elissa at 541-5917 to reserve a spot for you and your young reader. 


Published on Wednesday, October 7, 2009

About.com provides tips for helping your preschooler learn new words.

Tips include substituting synonyms (with examples), reinforcing the alphabet and rhyming.

For more information, visit the About.com preschoolers’ page.

Published on Sunday, September 27, 2009

Through the Testing and Education Reference Center, the library offers three timed, full-length GED practice tests in English and two in Spanish.

The site also provides Master the GED, a book with subject reviews, test-taking tips and test strategies.  Other resources on the site are Word of the Day, a Quick Quiz, Tips and Strategies, and Test Info, Dates and Deadlines.

Published on Wednesday, September 16, 2009

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