Just In

Books About Caring, Stories Great for Sharing 11 Uplifting Titles for December Reading

Encourage tenacity and resiliency in your children with these spirited tales. — by Conni L. Strittmatter/Baltimore County Public Library Youth & Family Engagement Manager Board Books   “Sharing” by Yusuke Yonezu Children will discover that sharing is much more pleasant than being greedy. Different animals reveal the frustration of not …

Read More »
Miracle on 3400 Royston holiday lights Baltimore

Let There Be Holiday Lights 5 illuminated displays you should see in the Baltimore region

  When the Christmas music starts, the lights go up. These holiday light displays in Baltimore and beyond are running throughout the month—with some that came to life as soon as bellies were full of Thanksgiving turkey. Grab the family (Fido, too!) for festive illuminations. Discover extensive displays you can …

Read More »
Donna Wright-Bieber and Shaun Bieber Curtis Bay

Stronger Together: Families Team Up for ‘Caw to Action’ Day of Service in Baltimore Parents and kids experience the benefits of volunteering together

  On Monday, Oct. 18, about 20 first graders planted seeds in freshly built plant beds for a new community garden at Curtis Bay Elementary School. Community volunteers saw five or six students huddled at each of the 8-foot by 4-foot beds, one of them excitedly exclaiming, “When do we …

Read More »

Sharing the Spirit of Chanukah with Grandparents Saba-Ba Grandparents on the Go! fosters connections between generations

  Chanukah. The Jewish festival of lights incorporates themes of oil, dedication and renewal. For many families, last Chanukah was spent lighting candles, playing dreidel and cooking family recipes with their grandparents and extended family over Zoom instead of in person. Did it work? Yes. Was it how we hoped …

Read More »