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.
Summer is around the corner! Here at Cedar Mill Libraries we're gearing up for our "Build A Better World" Summer Reading Program, starting June 1st! Summer [...]
About 7,500 children are in foster care in Oregon on any given day. Keeping these kids safe and cared for is a community effort. On [...]
Graphic novels and comic books continue to be popular among kids, but many parents are leery. Books in traditional format are perceived to have more literary [...]
Fast Facts: Author: Rick Riordan Genre: Fiction/Fantasy Recommended for: Everyone, fans of the Percy Jackson and the olympians series Date Published: 2011 Rating: 5/5 The [...]
Here are favorite Spring and Garden-themed stories, rhymes, songs and activities for two and three year olds. (Learn more here about how to choose books for this age). [...]
"You cannot get through a single day without having an impact on the world around you. What you do makes a difference, and you have [...]