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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Fun with Kitchen Utensils!

November 9, 2020|0 Comments

Your kitchen is chock-full of interesting things and using regular items in a novel way can be a thrill to your preschooler. Varieties of pasta can be sorted, colored water can be [...]

Ideas for Staying Safe This Halloween

October 26, 2020|Comments Off on Ideas for Staying Safe This Halloween

Like everything else in 2020, trick or treating is different this year.  This gives families a chance to get creative and invent some new [...]

Become a Rotten Pumpkin Scientist!

October 12, 2020|Comments Off on Become a Rotten Pumpkin Scientist!

Carved pumpkins are full of science and kids can become a rotten pumpkin scientist by studying it as it rots.  You and your child [...]