National Dyslexia Awareness Month

National Dyslexia Awareness Month

October is National Dyslexia Awareness Month. All across the country, communities will be making efforts to spotlight a range of dyslexic needs, struggles, and signs. Dyslexia is one of the most common language-based learning disabilities. What can we do to help ? Talk about it -get diagnosed and find answers, . Some facts : It is estimated that 1 in [...]

An education in Murder

An education in Murder

Welcome to my Library post on Tuesday ! I took over our town library this Summer and will be opening it after school so kids can do lessons in a safe environment. My family is big readers and we love a library or book store ! While searching to find something to read I find [...]

New School Year tips *

New School Year tips *

Hello Tuesday Readers in Blog land ! Usually you will find my Library / Home school post but we are on a short break as we ger ready for Back to School. School here starts back on August 8th -and College Aug 23rd. The Library will open back up August 13 @ 2pm. We will [...]

At the library * 6/25

At the library * 6/25

We are back at the library for another week of reading and fun . On the schedule is : Tuesday ( computers, reading)Wednesday ( Craft time)Thursday ( its Movie and popcorn time) What everyone is reading this week : “Big Nate is funny, big time.”--Jeff Kinney, author of Diary of a Wimpy Kid For fans of the [...]

Nurses Week * Florence Nightingale

Nurses Week * Florence Nightingale

We are celebrating Nurses Week ! with a look at Florence Nightingale : Tuesday's lesson is perfect for history and science class : National Nurses Week is celebrated annually from May 6, also known as National Nurses Day, through May 12, the birthday of Florence Nightingale, the founder of modern nursing. Florence Nightingale : e, OM, RRC, DStJ [...]

What’s Your Sign ? Chinese Astrology 2019

What’s Your Sign ? Chinese Astrology 2019

Did you know that Feb 5th starts Chinese New Year ? And this Year we celebrate the Year of the Pigs ! The Chinese Zodiac, known as Sheng Xiao, is based on a twelve-year cycle, each year in that cycle related to an animal sign. These signs are the rat, ox, tiger, rabbit, dragon, snake, horse, sheep, monkey, rooster, dog and [...]

Feel the Heat* Rockford Fire Department by Kan Shay

    If you haven't read this Fire Department series it's one of my favorites. Which makes is my Tuesday Li bray pick  -so go check it out the whole series at the library right now ! Lisa  book link She saves him from a fire, then steals his heart without even trying. When white hot [...]

Banned Book Week * Sept 23- 29th

Banned Book Week *  Sept 23- 29th

Today is book Tuesday here . And I am posting about  Banded Books  , Is your favorite on the list ? What can you do ?  Why is To Kill a Mockingbird often considered controversial? And should be banned . But  most 6-7 th grade curriculum includes this book.  My Son read it in the 7 th grade [...]

The Windmill Cafe * Autumn Leaves and Christmas Trees

  book link ‘I relished every moment of this story … definitely not one to be missed’ Emma, Shaz’s Book Blog Summer days drifting away… As the last rays of summer sunshine fade away, Rosie Barnes swaps serving ice-cold fizz and strawberries for warm, spiced pumpkin latte and chocolate brownies. Her love for the Windmill [...]