Oh those engaging Richard Scarry books, filled with delightful visual surprises and sly jokes! Generations of children have loved carefully poring over his picture books. These were the books that were taped and retaped as little fingers explored the delightful world of Richard Scarry. Continue reading Celebrate Richard Scarry’s 100th Birthday
Just in time for summer viewing! A few excellent flicks from 2018 that you may have missed – by David S. Continue reading One, Two, Three Great Movies!
Every month Lafayette Library staff offer an assortment of recommendations to enrich your life in some way, making you laugh, or cry, or come to some realization. These staff picks always delight and amaze me with their diversity; who knew there were so many gems to choose among? But choose we must, or at least prioritize. Have fun choosing, reading, watching, or listening to this month’s picks. Continue reading Staff Picks for June
Our summer reading program begins June 1, and continues through July 31, with all sorts of reading incentives, events, and activities to keep our community reading and learning throughout the summer.
But have you ever wondered how summer reading programs got started, and what their value might be? Read on for a short history, reasons why parents might want their kids participate in a summer reading program, and what we offer right here at the Lafayette Public Library. Continue reading Summertime – and the Reading is Easy . . .
Uh-oh, your kid loves graphic novels. Is that bad? Less than genius? Relax! Read on for the great things about graphic novels, from the experts at Brightly. Continue reading 10 Next Graphic Reads for Kids Who Love Raina Telgemeier