WiserKids: grow, learn, read, play, exploreWelcome 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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Celebrating National Picture Book Month: Our Favorite Picture Books

November 28, 2015|Comments Off on Celebrating National Picture Book Month: Our Favorite Picture Books

November is National Picture Book month.  Let’s celebrate in style. Think of your favorite picture book, then find it. Check it out from the library or simply […]

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1 in 5 People Have Dyslexia

November 23, 2015|Comments Off on 1 in 5 People Have Dyslexia

Although most people have heard of dyslexia, many misconceptions about it persist. I have one son, a brother and a father-in-law with dyslexia, so I […]

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International Games Day at Cedar Mill

November 10, 2015|Comments Off on International Games Day at Cedar Mill

Get in on the fun with International Games Day on Saturday Nov 21st! With varied programs all day long at Cedar Mill Library, there’s sure […]

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Teen Review: Galactic Hot Dogs, Cosmoe’s Wiener Getaway by Max Brallier

November 10, 2015|0 Comments

Fast Facts:

Genre: Science Fiction/Action/Humor
Age Recommendation: 12 and under
Rating: 3.5

In this humorous adventure-packed book by Max Brallier, Cosmoe the Earth-boy and his companion Big Humphree are on […]

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Read to the Dogs

November 3, 2015|0 Comments


When I tell people I coordinate a “Read to the Dogs” program at the library, they sometimes look a bit puzzled. (Maybe they imagine a storytime […]

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