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Kids Read Picks, vol. 20

Kids Read Picks presents book reviews by kids using Mesa County Libraries. Don’t be surprised if you can’t find some of these books at the library or in stores (yet): kids who attend Kids Read Book Club virtually on Tuesdays at 4:00 have access to books before they are officially published. They also write reviews […]

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Sing With Me: Early Literacy Tips

Twinkle twinkle little star, we don’t care how good your voices are. What do we care about? Singing and how it helps children learn language, vocabulary, and early literacy skills. So please we implore you, no matter your voice, sing to your children. Phonological awareness, as an early literacy skill, means that children are able […]

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Kids Read Picks, vol. 19

Kids Read Picks presents book reviews by kids using Mesa County Libraries. Don’t be surprised if you can’t find some of these books at the library or in stores (yet): kids who attend Kids Read Book Club virtually on Tuesdays at 4:00 have access to books before they are officially published. Rating System: 5: Hard […]

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A Child’s First Teacher

Learning and growth in a child’s life is constant. Their first teacher is their parents, guardians, or caregivers. The community and world around them also contribute a great deal to a child’s growth. Learning in early life before school comes in the form of speaking, playing, interacting, and exploring the world. The formal name that […]

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Summer Reading registration is in full swing!

Don’t miss the fun! Sign up today for Summer Reading at Mesa County Libraries, and add the excitement of reading and fun family activities to your season. Summer Reading at Mesa County Libraries is an all-online program this year, but we’ve spiced it up with real-world scavenger hunts, take-and-make activity kits, and a simplified way […]

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