Children's Literature · Reading Club

100 Books before High School

November kicked off the official start of 1000 Books before Kindergarten. It has been phenomenally successful. We currently have 135 children participating (for perspective, we serve 37,500). Everyone is loving it for a variety of reasons. Some people like the literacy prizes, others enjoy the positive habits that it is encouraging, while others just wanted… Continue reading 100 Books before High School

Programs · storytelling

Fairy Good Tales: The Ugly Duckling

The mother duck waited and waited until finally the egg cracked and out popped a much larger chick with a black beak and gray feathers. The mother duck looked at the new duckling and thought: He is my child but he doesn’t look like any of the others. No one wanted to play with the poor… Continue reading Fairy Good Tales: The Ugly Duckling