reading

Who’s Influencing Ocean County’s Reading Habits?
Who’s Influencing Ocean County’s Reading Habits?
Who’s Influencing Ocean County’s Reading Habits?
I had dinner with my nephew who will be graduating college soon.   Conversation was interesting with both of us talking about some of our favorite books.   I told him about the "Five Love Languages" that I recommend everyone read.  He told me about "Thinking Fast and Slow...
Storytime For Toddlers Reading Program
Storytime For Toddlers Reading Program
Storytime For Toddlers Reading Program
We ask that parents/caregivers arrive a few minutes early to sit with your toddler and focus your child's attention. By actively participating in the activities, you can encourage your child to participate also. It's helpful to all if you momentarily remove your toddler if your child becomes disruptive to the rest of the group, and rejoin the storytime when ready.  A...
Jersey Shore Beatle Fans Check This Out
Jersey Shore Beatle Fans Check This Out
Jersey Shore Beatle Fans Check This Out
If your a fan of music, the Beatles and/or John Lennon, then you definitely wanna check out a new book entitled "Lennon on Lennon". Shawn Michaels talks with editor of the project Jeff Burger. The book is a collection of transcribed interviews in which readers get to hear Lennon's thoughts through his own words.  ...
Ocean County Beach Reads
Ocean County Beach Reads
Ocean County Beach Reads
Do you seem to get a lot more reading done at this time of year?  There's something so nice about sitting on the deck or on the beach with a book.  Do you have a stack of books ready to go into your suitcase or beachbag?  Or have you converted to an e-reader...
No Fines For “Overdue” Thanks To Ocean County’s Librarians
No Fines For “Overdue” Thanks To Ocean County’s Librarians
No Fines For “Overdue” Thanks To Ocean County’s Librarians
Today, April 4th, is National School Librarian Day! What a great way to recognize the hard work and dedication of these often unsung heroes. Things have changed a lot since I was in school, and today's librarians do so much more than just help decipher the Dewey Decimal System and check out books...
Reading In Ocean County’s Waiting Rooms
Reading In Ocean County’s Waiting Rooms
Reading In Ocean County’s Waiting Rooms
There's a reason I actually like to go to the doctor's office.  I get to catch up on my reading.  Let me explain.  There's something about that period before hearing my name called that makes it okay to "veg out" with some celebrity gossip or fashion spreads...
Which Library Branch Is Your Fave?
Which Library Branch Is Your Fave?
Which Library Branch Is Your Fave?
On this Read Across America day aka Dr. Seuss' Birthday, I'm thinking a lot about our local libraries.  How fortunate we are to have more than 20 local branches in Ocean County. As I was reading about all the great events the library system has been doing and is doing this week, I started to think about the different facilities...
Search For Dr Seuss
Search For Dr Seuss
Search For Dr Seuss
Today, March 2nd, is Dr. Seuss Day and National Read Across America Day. Many kids will be treated to special readings of Dr. Seuss throughout the area and are encouraged to read more...which is a great thing. We all grew up with Dr. Seu...
Getting Jersey Shore Kids To Read More [AUDIO]
Getting Jersey Shore Kids To Read More [AUDIO]
Getting Jersey Shore Kids To Read More [AUDIO]
Every Parent hopes their children are good readers, but like some parents some kids just don't like to read. I must admit I wish I was more of a reader. When I say that .... I mean, I wish I read more books/novels. I do read a lot everyday, but it's fragmented with newspaper, internet, magazines, text etc   Do you feel your kids are good readers ?   ...

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