16 Jun, 2024
This is a simple tip. Your reading habit is for you to enjoy. It is not intended to be yet another stress-inducing element in your life. However, there will likely…
Global Explorers is a new series of programs for the whole family to learn about countries, cultures and experiences found around the world. Next up is Korea, meeting on Saturday,…
Different Books | Matching Looks Welcome in and welcome back! Are you interested in color theory/history AND trying new genres? Different books and materials, with similar aesthetics? Then this is…
Why read instead of watching a movie or surfing the internet? Here are a few good reasons:
Take a break from the summer heat and dive into a good book. With this month’s book club picks, you can discover the power of language in pre-war England, take…

Global Explorers: Korea

Global Explorers is a new series of programs for the whole family to learn about countries, cultures and experiences found around the world. Next up is Korea, meeting on Saturday, June 29, 2024 at 2pm at Davis Library. Continue reading to explore the library’s collection and learn about Korean food, culture and more. Travel Guides […]

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By The Cover: King Charles Portrait Red

Different Books | Matching Looks Welcome in and welcome back! Are you interested in color theory/history AND trying new genres? Different books and materials, with similar aesthetics? Then this is the side of the blog for you! While we aren’t actually advocating for judging a book solely by its cover, we are proposing that choosing […]

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What Are You Reading Now? Episode 67

Check out what our WAYRN book club attendees are reading this month. What Are You Reading Now? is a monthly book club that focuses on talking about whatever book you are currently reading. The book club meets in-person at Haggard Library and via Zoom, for a hybrid experience. If you want to join on Zoom, register here. The next meeting […]

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MORE Picture Books You Can Sing!

If you’re ready for more sing-along books, check out these recommendations and let us know your favorites in the comments! Singing is great for early literacy development because it is typically slower than regular speech, making it easier to hear the smaller sounds in larger words (“the itsy-bitsy spi-der climbed up the wa-ter spout”). It […]

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Building a Reading Habit #4: Finding the Time

https://www.planolibrarylearns.org/blog/wp-content/uploads/2024/06/Habit4AudioGram_mixdown.mp3 Podcast: Play in new window | Download In building a reading habit, finding the time is critical. One of the most common reasons people don’t read is “I don’t have the time.” As mentioned in Building a Reading Habit #2, starting with a small time allocation is probably critical when going from “not being […]

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Building a Reading Habit #3: Environment

https://www.planolibrarylearns.org/blog/wp-content/uploads/2024/06/Habit3AudioGram_mixdown.mp3 Podcast: Play in new window | Download A lot of advice regarding reading suggests that you create a perfect little reading oasis, where you have peace and tranquility, no interruptions and no distractions. Does that sound like a possibility in your life? If so, then go for it; but, for the rest of us […]

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