Early Literacy

1303, 2017

How To Make Reading A Family Activity No Matter Your Age

By |March 13th, 2017|Blog, Early Literacy, Featured, Latest News, Latest News, Life Style, Literacy|0 Comments

Happy March Break! This week is the perfect opportunity to spend some quality time with books, games, and the company of family. Finding ways to read together can be difficult, especially with varying age groups and interests, but there are plenty of ways to add family story time to your routine no matter what age […]

803, 2017

Celebrate International Women’s Day with Children’s Books

By |March 8th, 2017|Early Literacy, Featured, Latest News, Latest News, Life Style, Uncategorized|0 Comments

It’s international women’s day! We’re celebrating strong women, “may we know them, may we be them, may we raise them.” We’ve compiled a list of Canadian children’s books to read with the young girls in your life today:
The Most Magnificent Thing by Ashley Spires

A story about magnificent dreams and the hard work that goes into […]

1602, 2017

9 Classic Children’s Books You Didn’t Know Were Written By Canadians

By |February 16th, 2017|Early Literacy, Featured, Latest News, Latest News, Literacy, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Whether you’re just picking up these books for the first time, or you haven’t seen them in years, children’s books have a special place in all of our hearts. There’s excitement in hearing them before bed, and nostalgia in seeing their front cover 10 years later. What you may not know is how many of […]

1302, 2017

Family Storytime at the Hamilton Public Library

By |February 13th, 2017|Early Literacy, Featured, Latest News, Latest News, Literacy, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Bring the whole family for storytime at the Hamilton Public Library until February 27th! Discover stories, rhymes, music, finger puppet plays and flannel boards that appeal to a wide age range (birth to 5 years). Check out the HPL website for programs specific to toddlers, kids and teens as well!
Monday
10:00am – Westdale

10:30am – Ancaster, Mount […]

1211, 2015

Festival 2015 Slideshow

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207, 2015

Read on this Summer!

By |July 2nd, 2015|Blog, Early Literacy, Featured, Latest News, Literacy|0 Comments

Let your imagination soar with this delightful book selection
Enjoy stories from authors and illustrators that will be presenting at the Telling Tales Festival. Over the summer catch up on some great books; then meet the author in person this fall!

There are lots of books to choose from – and for all age groups. So whether […]

1504, 2015

Wish there was more “Alligator Pie”?

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1103, 2015

A Board Book For Every Baby

By |March 11th, 2015|Early Literacy|0 Comments

Did you know that babies in the womb can hear their mothers’ voices?
So reading to your child should begin even before they are born! There are many positive developmental benefits to beginning literacy in early childhood. That’s why it’s so important to give babies board books, even in their first year. “It’s getting them familiar […]