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Instead of reading something by me, today you can just listen!

I had a fantastic time doing a podcast with Kristen Daukas from Ten to Twenty Parenting. We talked about the issues commonly faced when raising a tween girl — supporting them around mean girl issues, social media and negative media influences, talking about drugs and alcohol, finding ways to connect with them, and much more! 8 more words

Parenting

Drop in for Chess Club

Tweens can play chess on Wednesdays in July from 2:00-3:00 in Children’s Services.  No registration is necessary.

Library Programs

Throwback Summer Reads - Tween Edition

We hope you enjoyed last week’s blog on summer reads for kids. This week, we want to share with you some great books for tweens and teens that we loved reading growing up. 250 more words

Education

Swim Suit Season

What is up with today’s young ladies fashions? I have read several things about if you let your toddler wear a bikini you are a horrible mother. 730 more words

#Read Why Kids are NUTS about Shir's latest #Book...

1)Tell us – what is your children’s book about?

Nuts about Nuts is a non-fiction book for children ages 5-11. It gives the readers information about one of the most important everyday actions they do: eating. 699 more words

Authors

Reading Aloud—To Your TWEEN?

Lori Haskins Houran is a children’s book editor and the author of several books for young children, including How to Spy on A Shark. Lori shares some of her favorite tales to read out loud to her tweens in this week’s Friday Reads! 394 more words

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