Parents and caregivers love to share funny things their children say. My toddler has been asking me all week to be his “awe-dance” (audience) and my five-year-old’s latest excuse to avoid bedtime ... Read More »
Books & Blogs: News from Raising Readers
Raising Readers news, events, booklists and updates.
Have you already made your New Year’s resolutions for 2019? If you haven’t settled on one, think about making reading a part of your new year routine. Read a book—here, there, and... Read More »
With cold weather finally upon us and snow in the forecast, there is nothing like curling up with a soft, fluffy blanket and a good story about animals in the snow. Wondering what winter story to ... Read More »
The start of Kindergarten is an exciting step for children and families. Here are some tips for continued success with reading aloud at home as your child enters formal schooling: First of all,... Read More »
With the holidays just around the corner, you may be racking your brain trying to think of the perfect gift for a beloved child in your own life. Or, maybe you would like to do something... Read More »
Guest Blogger, (Miss Amy) Hand, is a children’s librarian at the Camden Public Library. In this blog post, she shares some of her favorite titles from 2018 in celebration of National... Read More »
For Maine children, receiving Raising Readers books from their doctor is simply a part of growing up. In addition to reading Raising Readers books, there are other ways you can nurture your... Read More »
Preschoolers are eager to learn about everything! As your child’s vocabulary and attention span grow, here are some tips for continuing to enjoy books together: Hearing books read aloud to a... Read More »
Raising Readers builds home libraries, one book at a time, by giving books to children and families at birth at every well-child visit starting at 2 months. Every child receives their final... Read More »
Library Card Sign-up Month Libraries are packed full of inspiration for people of all ages. Behind the walls of your local library are book collections for adults and children, audio-books, DVDs... Read More »
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