TAG: reading

July Programs Bring You Great Outdoor Activities, Reading Camp Fun & Best-selling Authors

Posted in News on June 23, 2022 at 4:30 am

Adults can get active at walking program for seniors and at our Tai Chi program. Meet two best-selling authors in July when we kick off our SCLD Online Authors Series. Plus, you can get help and great information during the plant clinic, Medicare workshop, and Picture Book Chat. Starting a business? Sign up for this month’s business workshop pres […]

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New Series Features Online Author Talks from Bestselling Writers & Thought Leaders

Posted in News on June 21, 2022 at 6:00 am

SCLD is offering a new program of online talks and discussions with award-winning and bestselling authors, called the SCLD Online Authors Series. Each month, the SCLD Online Authors Series will have two to four author events. The lineup of bestselling authors and thought leaders in this series is diverse in topics, genre, and perspectives. They are […]

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7 Graphic Novels to Read During Pride Month

Posted in Explore and Discover on June 1, 2022 at 6:00 am

Every year, I find myself reading more and more graphic novels and manga. I hadn’t read any until I was well into my adult years, but I’ve found that there are intriguing, well-written, and beautifully drawn graphic novels and manga for all ages. […]

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Read Beyond the Beaten Path: Track Your Summer Reading for a Chance to Win a Prize

Posted in News on May 31, 2022 at 6:00 am

Illustration of kids in a canoe with oars in the water, a red bird flying in the sky, and a boy reading a book under a tree on land This summer, reading offers you a chance to win prizes! The benefits of reading also include such things as sleeping better, reducing stress, increasing general knowledge, helping concentration, improving empathy, and improving literacy. Plus, reading is a great for free entertainment. Our summer reading challenge for 2022 includes reading books fr […]

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One Day Only: $5 Fill-the-Bag Book Sale at All SCLD Libraries

Posted in News on May 10, 2022 at 6:00 am

We’re having a spring sale at all SCLD libraries! You can buy a bag full of gently used books, CDs, and DVDs to stock up for summer reading, listening, and watching. […]

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New Picture Books in Rhyme Bring Family Fun to Your Storytime

Posted in Parents and Teachers on May 4, 2022 at 6:00 am

Presenting storytimes again also gives me the perfect excuse to explore the new picture books added to our collection. Believe it or not, we’ve purchased over 650 picture books between January 2021 and April 2022. That’s a pretty hefty amount for one person to peruse! Here are eight new picture books that provide a great introduction to stories […]

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Fun in May for Kids & Families: Mini Golf, Hamilton Trivia, STEM & In-Person Storytimes

Posted in News on April 19, 2022 at 6:00 am

We have programs for family fun, STEM exploration, and in-person and online storytimes in May. Family Fun After-Hours Miniature Golf Play some nature-themed, after-hours miniature golf in the library with your family or a group of friends! Tee times are every 20 minutes for groups of up to 6 people. Tweens, teens & families Registration […]

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ABCmouse Early Learning from the Library Now Available for On-the-Go & Home Use

Posted in News, Parents and Teachers on April 14, 2022 at 4:00 am

ABCmouse is still free for everyone to use in all our libraries. And now all in-district library card holders can now access it from home or while traveling, anywhere with internet access! The curriculum is designed for kids ages 2–8 and includes reading, math, science, social studies, art, and music. Experts in early childhood education have des […]

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Celebrate International Women’s Day with New & Groundbreaking Books

Posted in Explore and Discover on March 8, 2022 at 6:00 am

hands on top of each other on solidarity International Women’s Day takes place each year on March 8 to acknowledge women’s social, economic, cultural, and political achievements in the face of historical disadvantages. It’s also a day to advocate for women’s rights worldwide. I’m normally a fiction reader, so I’ve decided to celebrate International Women’s Day this year by e […]

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Marvelous Books, Music & Movies to Explore for Goat Yoga, Trivia & Tea Blending

Posted in Explore and Discover on March 2, 2022 at 6:00 am

By Sheri Boggs Did you know that for every library program we offer there are often dozens, sometimes hundreds, of related books, CDs, DVDs, and digital resources available from the library? Here are just some of the materials you can check out to get ready for upcoming programs, explore after attending, or dive into when […]

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