World Read Aloud Day

I was chatting with my Momee Friend, Dawn after we picked our girls up from nursery school and she reminded me that today is, World Read Aloud Day! World Read Aloud Day is a celebration. It is about reading just for the fun of it! Reading is one of our favorite family activities. At night […]

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“What Kind of Friend are You? Take the Colorblind Quiz!”

Author Leah Harper Bowron and her book, Colorblind: A Novel, tells the story of Lisa, a 6th grade girl who dealt with bullies and racism in the 1960s. She has developed a new online quiz (because who doesn’t love online quizzes?) for middle schoolers up to adults: “What Kind of Friend are You? Take the […]

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Bookworm Wednesdays at Showcase Cinemas

Showcase Cinemas has a great incentive for kids to read throughout the summer. Every Wednesday from July 5th to July 26th, Farmingdale Multiplex Cinemas and Island 16 Cinema De Lux presents Bookworm Wednesdays, a rewarding program designed to encourage summer reading. Kids who bring a book report (downloadable on Showcase’s website and available at a […]

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Scholastic Summer Reading RV at Denton Avenue School

Today, we had such a fun time at Denton Avenue Elementary School in New Hyde Park. The students got a chance to enjoy activities, receive prizes, speak with one of Scholastic’s wonderful authors and even meet some familiar characters from books we all know and love.

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Interactive Story Time – The Snowy Day

We had a great time sharing The Snowy Day, by Ezra Jack Keats with our little friends at the Sweetbriar Nature Center yesterday!  Thank you to all the families who braved the cold weather to join us for our monthly interactive story time.

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Author Spotlight- Michael Schaier

 Michael Schaier is not only a local Long Island author but he is also the owner and head certified professional dog trainer of Michael’s Pack. “To all who are genuine dog lovers, the animals are far more than cute and cuddly creatures: they are our children. And deserve that designation as much as any other […]

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