Take Your Child to the Library Day celebrations take place in February– a great opportunity to check out your local, public library with your child. Take your child to the library is... Read More »
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I have been told that the first few years of retirement are glorious…no commitments, no schedule, and no alarm clock! I have also been told that eventually the desire to make a difference,... Read More »
by LeeAnne Larsen Year two of the Read to ME Challenge is scheduled to begin on February 2, 2017. Again this year,First Lady Ann LePage will launch the campaign by reading to children of... Read More »
As a parent, you may think about the usual suspects when it comes to New Year’s Resolutions. Maybe your family’s goal is to adopt a healthier lifestyle, reduce screen time, or spend more time... Read More »
For most Maine families, July 25th was simply a gorgeous summer day – one we long for during the long, cold winter months. For the Raising Readers team, it also marked a very special... Read More »
Have Fun on a Story Walk-About Summer in Maine is the perfect time to explore two unique ways to enjoy books and reading with your family. Story Walks get you up and moving by posting enlarged... Read More »
When adults read aloud to their children, they model fluent reading, ask questions to help them think about the story and connect to it, and read at a level above what the child can read by... Read More »
The laid back days of summer are the perfect time to enjoy some outdoor reading with your kids. Whether you’re in the backyard, at the lake, or at the park, take time out to enjoy read... Read More »
May is Get Caught Reading month — a time to remind people of all ages how much fun it is to read! Celebrate with us this month by catching your family reading and posting photos on our... Read More »
Toddlers and preschoolers love to play with the rhythm and rhyme of language. Books set to familiar tunes are a wonderful way to bring singing and reading together to do just that! When our book ... Read More »
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