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.
Welcome to Preschool Power and our STEM Storytime topic: Weather! Today we read stories about weather and sorted objects that we use in cold and [...]
Spooky times are upon us with Halloween around the corner. Here are five books by R.L. Stine to get you in that festive time of [...]
Halloween can be a bit of a scary time for young children- here are five silly and sweet (not scary) Halloween picture books to enjoy [...]
Can you read under a tree? Can you read to a cat? Can you read when it rains? Have fun and earn badges while reading in these unusual places. Reading to yourself, being read to or listening to a story all count.
Welcome to Preschool Power and our STEM storytime topic: Building! Today we read stories about building and identified different kinds of tools (hammer, wrench, measuring tape, rolling [...]
Welcome to Preschool Power and our STEM storytime topic: Your Five Senses! Children are multi-sensory learners- they naturally learn about their environment and process [...]