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The Apple Box Library

Guest Blogger Terry Lindberg, Children's Reading Place Reader In Residence Aww… summer, the time of year many of us ditch work and school to head out on a family vacation! An opportunity to leave the hectic pace of life behind and reconnect as [...]

A Staff Meeting On Two Wheels

Our team of staff members celebrated the beginning of summer with an afternoon of fun in the sun. We headed over to Reworks where we rented our two-wheeled transportation for the day. We met our lovely tour guide and set off to explore the [...]

We All Have A Role To Play

Guest Blogger Blythe Butler, The First 2000 Days Network Given the recent events in the US we wanted to send a note to our community and acknowledge the importance of defending the ethical treatment of children in our society.  The US ‘zero [...]

Book List: The Indigenous Collection

Like many cultures, Indigenous people use storytelling as a way to share customs, history and heritage. As they explored their land, storytelling became an important tool. It was used to pass down traditions, such as local customs, how to live off [...]

5 Easy Ways to Avoid The Summer Slide

Research shows that children can lose two or more months of learning over the summer holidays. Summer Reading ABC's These 3 simple things will help improve summer reading outcomes: Access to books. Children need access to a wide variety of [...]

I Can Read

" I can read in red. I can read in blue. I can read in pickle color too." Dr. Seus Over the last nine months, as the first readers-in-residence we have had the opportunity to say " I can read to you" and have little ones say " I can read to you. [...]