Reading Tips

Fall Fun Activities for Healthy Brain Development

Fall Fun Activities for Healthy Brain Development

It is finally FALL IN TENNESSEE! The fall season is a time for football, bonfires, admiring the changing colors of the leaves, and visiting local pumpkin patches and fall festivals with friends and family. Fall means finding any excuse to be outside in the crisp...

Parents Play Important Role in Growing a Reader

Parents Play Important Role in Growing a Reader

Mother's Day is this month and Father's Day is just around the corner. As we celebrate the parents and caretakers in our lives, we want to take a moment to also talk about the important role they play in helping our little ones develop early literacy skills. Reading...

Fill Summer with Lots of Reading Fun!

Fill Summer with Lots of Reading Fun!

It is summertime! Reading with children over the summer months is an essential activity to keep their brains active. It plays an important role in expanding their vocabulary and love of reading and likely preventing your children from the "Summer Slide," a term used...

Five Fun Summer Reading Tips

Five Fun Summer Reading Tips

It is summertime. The forecast calls for lots of sunshine, fun and awesome books! Reading with children over the summer months is an essential activity. It plays an important role in maintaining and expanding their vocabulary and love of reading and likely preventing...

Classic Christmas books

Classic Christmas books

Looking for a good book to read your child this Christmas? Here are some Christmas classics you and your family can have fun reading together. “Frosty the Snowman”By Diane Muldrow (Little Golden Books) Follow the magical tale of every children’s favorite snowman with...

Bring “One Cool Friend” to Life with Penguin Crafts

Bring “One Cool Friend” to Life with Penguin Crafts

readingIn June we had the opportunity to meet children’s book author Toni Buzzeo at Dollywood’s Homecomin’ 13, the biannual conference for Imagination Library leaders from all over the world. Joining her was Haywood County Imagination Library coordinator Jerilyn...