Welcome to WiserKids, a blog designed to help you and your kids grow, learn, read, play and explore with the library and beyond.

Written and managed by youth librarians at Cedar Mill and Bethany Libraries, we strive to help grow readers and life-long learners. We offer reading recommendations, early literacy info, fun learning ideas, library info, and more. We hope you find something helpful here- whether you are a parent, librarian, child care provider, educator or anyone else who shares an interest in growing readers.

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STEM Saturday: Watching Backyard Wildlife in Winter

January 14, 2017|0 Comments

Even in winter, kids can find wildlife to watch. Create an atmosphere that promotes engaged learning. Encourage your kids to ask questions, make predictions, observe the world around [...]

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Yoga and Meditation for Kids

January 5, 2017|0 Comments

With the start of a new year, maybe it's time to encourage some healthy habits with your kids. Yoga can help kids manage stress, build concentration, [...]

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Welcome to Gravity Falls!

December 30, 2016|0 Comments

Hey, folks. Ford Pines here! Stan and I are sailing around the world on the Stan O' War II, enjoying not having to worry anymore about dark [...]

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Teen Review: My Diary from the Edge of the World

December 23, 2016|Comments Off on Teen Review: My Diary from the Edge of the World

My Diary from the Edge of the World by Jodi Lynn Anderson is a novel following the excursions of Gracie Lockwood, a twelve-year-old girl living in a mystical world parallel to our own, but with one big difference, magical creatures have roamed the continents for all of history.

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