Christine Turner's blog

Light Snow Flurries, and a Dash of Holiday Cheer will continue @ the Library

 
 
 
Throughout the month of December, we have been celebrating winter during storytimes. 
Ms Susan and I have enjoyed sharing books with families about snow, artic animals, and the winter holiday season. The children have also created various winter crafts. Photographs can be viewed on 

Winter Books and More

I was born and raised in Colorado, so I’ve experienced more than my share of frigid winters, and even a few major blizzards.

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Have You Ever Wondered What the Library Staff Reads?

 

 

  

 

Winter break is right around the corner and I know that many of you will be looking for books to read.  So, I thought that you might like to see what children's books are on my booklist currently.  Like many others in Children's Services, I read books written for teens and adults as well, but that's a blog for another day.

 Do you have any favorite books? I would love to hear what you enjoy reading.  As for the books listed below, I hope that you enjoy my selection.

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For all of my friends who celebrate Hanukkah

 

I currently have a display of Hanukkah books in the children's area.  Feel free to stop by and check out our collection.  You can also order books online and have them sent to your community library. This is a free service.  

 

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Helping Kids Get Hooked on Reading

 
Adults and children alike, typically have preferences to the type of books that they enjoy. If your child is not yet hooked on reading it may because they have not found books that interest them....

The Creative Talents of Humble ISD Students

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Student artwork from Maplebrook Elementary and Oak Forest Elementary is currently on display in the children's area. 
I will be posting photographs of the artwork on our Flickr account.
 

 

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Watch Me Grow

During the first three years of life, many developmental milestones are achieved, which makes this an exciting time for both children and parents.  Everything in their world is new, and they are taking in an inconceivable amount of information. 

Unlike adults, they do not have past experience, nor an understanding of logic to help navigate their way. Consequently, there will certainly be growing pains along their path of discovery, but parents can support their children by simply talking and spending quality time with them.   

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