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5 Reasons Kids Should Go to the Library

by CaptainYarr November 27, 2014
5 Reasons Kids Should Go to the Library

by Captain Lyaf Yarr Plenty of kids that I know find the library to be intimidating. I know that it’s not the case at all. Perhaps this is because my sister over the past few years has ensured regular visits. It’s not unexpected to find us there everyday after school. Libraries are not places of […]

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Should Parents Be Concerned About Kids Reading Fanfiction?

by First Mate Keira November 26, 2014
Should Parents Be Concerned About Kids Reading Fanfiction?

by First Mate Keira The diplomatic response to this question is yes and no. I have no way of knowing what fandom your child is reading in or what stories they’re finding. And the scary thing might be that neither do you. The question then is what to do and to examine how you feel […]

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5 Free or Discounted Things to Do with Your Library Card

by First Mate Keira November 22, 2014
5 Free or Discounted Things to Do with Your Library Card

by First Mate Keira Did you know there’s more you can do with a library card other than check books and movies out? Depending on where you live and what your library and county (and state) programs are there are five other things a library card is good for! 1. Museum Passes: You can get […]

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What Books to Pack on Vacation

by First Mate Keira November 20, 2014
What Books to Pack on Vacation

by First Mate Keira Its summertime and everybody is getting ready to go on vacation it seems. I don’t know about anybody else but when it comes to packing I always make sure to bring along a few okay a lot of books. Whether you’re planning a road trip, flying somewhere, or just heading to […]

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5 Ways to Set and Meet Reading Goals

by CaptainYarr November 15, 2014
5 Ways to Set and Meet Reading Goals

by Captain Lyaf Yarr and First Mate Keira Most kids need motivation to start let alone finish a book. I’m going to share tips with on how to set and reach reading goals. I hope they help you! Required Reading for School: When you get a new book divide that book into how many days […]

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How to Get Through a Bad Book

by First Mate Keira October 14, 2014
How to Get Through a Bad Book

by First Mate Keira Once I was in an English class where the teacher brought out a list of books – thirty some titles long – one for each class member. We were to do a 10 page report on our selected book and had a month and a half to complete it. He went […]

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