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Oh, Baby! and Picks for Summer Reading Sharing stories of new additions and adventures

Discover 10 books about babies and building life experiences this summer. Board Books “Daddy, Papa, and Me” by Lesléa Newman Filled with charming illustrations and rhythmic text, two fathers and their child have fun with activities such as painting, baking, flying paper, sewing and getting tucked into bed. “We’re Having …

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Baltimore County Public Library Launches 1,000 Books Before Kindergarten to Build Early Literacy Skills

Baltimore County Public Library Launches 1,000 Books Before Kindergarten to Build Early Literacy Skills Reading program aims to build early literacy skills

Children don’t usually start formal education until ages 5 or 6, but the years before this period are critical for brain development and literacy skills. To help set up children on the path to a bright future, Baltimore County Public Library (BCPL) has introduced “1,000 Books Before Kindergarten,” a new …

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Celebrate Art in All Its Forms 10 Books to Inspire Children’s Interest in the Arts

Learn about the value of creative expression with this month’s selections. Board Books ‘Nature: Early Learning at the Museum’ by Nosy Crow, illustrated by the Trustees of The British Museum Toddlers will love learning with this beautiful and engaging book that uses items contained in The British Museum. Each page …

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Meet Baltimore Children’s Book Author and Illustrator Elizabeth Lilly

Meet Baltimore Children’s Book Author and Illustrator Elizabeth Lilly

Author and illustrator Elizabeth Lilly made her debut in children’s book publishing with “Geraldine” (Neal Porter Books/Roaring Brook Press). Growing up outside Washington, D.C. with three sisters in a multiethnic household, Lilly decided early on that she wanted to become an artist. A resident of Baltimore City, Lilly writes and …

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Fall in Love with Valentine’s Day Reading 10 Books to Get in the Spirit of the Holiday

Explore love in all its forms with the following terrific reads. BOARD/TODDLERS ‘Happy Valentine’s Day, Mouse!’ by Laura Numeroff Our friend, Mouse, celebrates Valentine’s Day by celebrating his love for each of his friends. Each one is special: Pig is strong, Cat is brave, and Dog always knows the perfect …

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Read and Play! 10 Books to Inspire Indoor Fun This Winter

Bring the family together with some great reads for playtime or anytime. BOARD/TODDLERS ‘Animal Antics (‘Juegos de Animales’) by Whitney Stewart The bilingual Spanish and English text teaches mindfulness though imaginary play. Pretending to be different animals guides adults and their little ones through activities good for the body and …

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'What Is Given from the Heart'

Making Time for Mindfulness 12 Books to Celebrate the Season of Caring and Sharing

Warm up from winter’s chill with some holiday reads and reflections this month. Board/Toddlers ‘Peek-a-Boo Santa’, ‘Peek-a-Boo Snowman’, and ‘Peek-a-Boo Reindeer’ by Charles Reasoner Looking for titles to read with the babies and preschoolers in your life? Author-illustrator Charles Reasoner features indestructible reads which are nevertheless engaging for older siblings. …

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