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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Parenting Power Tools: Sex Ed. Books for Preschoolers

May 23, 2016|0 Comments

"Mama, where do babies come from?" Your preschooler just asked and now he expects an answer. Do you: 1) Panic and tell him he was [...]

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Summer Reading for Kids: Sneak Peek!

May 17, 2016|0 Comments

We've got a fun-filled summer ahead for kids and families at Cedar Mill Libraries! Starting June 1, kids from birth to 18 years can participate in our [...]

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After the Storytime: Early Literacy for Toddlers – We Love our Dads!

May 11, 2016|0 Comments

After the Storytime series is designed to expand on your child's experience during our Twos Together Storytime.  It includes activities, research and booklists to you [...]

This Just In! New Discovery Kits

May 11, 2016|0 Comments

Exciting news from the library! We have added new Discovery Kits to our collection, just in time to plan some fun (yet educational) summer activities. These [...]

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After the Storytime: Early Literacy for Toddlers – We Love our Moms!

May 4, 2016|0 Comments

After the Storytime series is designed to expand on your child's experience during our Twos Together Storytime.  It includes activities, research and booklists to help [...]

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Play & Learn @ CML: Lost Sock Memorial Day

May 2, 2016|0 Comments

Where do socks go when they fail to show?  If the lost sock could talk would it tell us where it walked?  Why do they [...]

Fun Board Games that Teach STEM Skills too

April 27, 2016|Comments Off on Fun Board Games that Teach STEM Skills too

Just because you are playing doesn't mean you aren't learning, too! Board games provide great opportunities for learning and honing specific skills, such as collaboration, following directions, and memorization. [...]

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