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Up your Research Game with Explora

School’s in session, and that means all sorts of research assignments. Projects and papers abound, and with it comes a need for reliable information sources. What’s fact – what’s fiction? It’s hard to tell these days where to find acceptable online sources for those research projects.

Google just isn’t effective in delivering solid research sources, so those in the know turn to databases. The Explora Secondary Database is designed explicitly for use by middle school and high school students. Your Library card number gets you free access from anywhere. Students can easily look up articles and facts and primary sources for research papers, class projects, or homework from the world’s leading magazines and reference books. Continue reading Up your Research Game with Explora

Fall Reading Buddies

Reading Buddies is an awesome program, where kids in grades K-3 join our AMAZING teen volunteers for some one-on-one reading, group activities, and an all-around great time!

Two great options are available this fall: sign up for an 8-week session at the Library, or stop by any of  our drop-in play dates at the Community Center at Boulder Ridge Mobile Home Park (11990 E. South Boulder Rd).

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June Kid & Teen Book Picks

Here are some of my favorite old and new kid & teen books that you should be reading this month! Want to know more about each of these books? Then read more about it in our catalog.

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May Artwork in the Kid Zone: Lafayette Elementary School

The students of Lafayette Elementary School created some awesome artwork for the Kid Zone upstairs.   Check out their work below or stop by the Kid Zone to see it.

 

Kids, teens, and/or schools interested in sharing their artwork at the library should email our Youth Services Librarian for more information.

Contributed by Dominique, Youth Services Librarian