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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Tooth Fairy Stories

February 15, 2017|0 Comments

A visit from the Tooth Fairy is always a special event. Here are some fun stories to celebrate with! April and Esme, Tooth Fairies by [...]

Let’s Take This Outside

February 10, 2017|0 Comments

Inside of a library are lots of books to befriend. But what if you can’t get to a library? Thanks to library outreach volunteers, readers of all ages can enjoy the library’s treasures, even if they can’t get to the library.

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Play & Learn Valentine’s Activity Feb.6-14

February 6, 2017|Comments Off on Play & Learn Valentine’s Activity Feb.6-14

  Beginning February 6, kids of all ages can stop by a Valentine's Mailbox station and create a valentine to express their love for a favorite author, [...]

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Teen Book Review: Lost in the Pacific, 1942

January 30, 2017|0 Comments

This book is about a plane which was ditched into the sea after the attack on pearl harbor, when the crew decided to go to Australia through the shipping route but has to make an emergency landing into the Pacific Ocean because of the loss of gas fuel.

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