Idaho Family Reading Week

For 20 years the Idaho Commission for Libraries has sponsored Idaho Family Reading Week, a celebration of families reading together. The theme for 2016 is "Laugh it Up! at Your Library". Celebrations are planned to encourage parents and caregivers to connect with their children by reading aloud and sharing favorite books to inspire them to become lifelong learners. “We know from research that parents play an important role as their child’s first teacher, and Idaho libraries are uniquely prepared to help parents and their children discover the joy of reading,” Idaho State Librarian Ann Joslin said. “As children progress from developing a foundation of early literacy skills through learning to

November Storytime Themes

November 1st - Cupcakes (followed by LEGO Duplos) November 8th - Bedtime Stories (wear your jammies!) November 15th - Laugh It Up! (Idaho Family Reading Week) November 22nd - Thanksgiving (followed by sensory play) November 29th - Pigs! (followed by Book Exchange)

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